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Regimental number3698
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSydney Church of England Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingTraining for the Law.
AddressMaraba, Pennant Hills, Blackwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Maraba, Pennant Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 November 1916
Date of death2 December 1916
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 9), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ludovic and Mary Wilson BLACKWOOD, Maraba, Pennant Hills, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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