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Lewis Gordon BLACKMORE

Regimental number79
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia, Melbourne Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and grazier
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, J.C. Blackmore, Lansdowne, Wattamondara, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted September 1914 in the 6th Light Horse as a Private. Wounded, June 1915, at Gallipoli and contracted enteric. Invalided to England; rejoined his unit in January 1916, but transferred to the 1st Bn with a commission as Lieutenant.
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Age at death30

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