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Alexander Kenneth BLACKWELL

Regimental number549
Place of birthPilliga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 North Avenue, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E V Blackwell, 'Milton', Laurel Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Light Horse Brigade, 2nd Signal Troop (Engineers) - 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30704, 12 January 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76, 23 May 1918.
Recommendation date: 10 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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