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Ernest Frank BLACKWELL

Regimental number5334
Place of birthSymington England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTypist
Address21 Murray Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Blackwell, 49 St Aidans Road, East Dulwich, London, England
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death7 June 1965
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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