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James Frederick BLACKWOOD

Regimental number5494
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMolesworth, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Britten, Molesworth, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Date of death29 October 1923
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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