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James BLADEN

Regimental number2000
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHewer
AddressBusselton
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinUncle, Daniel Loftuss, Jarrahwood, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 29 October 1915 and posted to 10th Light Horse, 14th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 4th Divisional Artillery, 1 April 1916; 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 7 April 1916; V4a Trench Mortar Battery, 25 August 1916. Mortally wounded, 3 May 1917.
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death4 May 1917
Age at death46.6
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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