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Reginald Robert BLADWELL

Regimental number2377
Date of birth26 May 1888
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolMarrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joseph Charles Bladwell, 'Englishcombe', Warren Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2377a
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Date of death30 September 1918
Place of burialNauroy Churchyard, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Charles and Laura Annie BLADWELL. Native of Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 423 Sergeant Arthur Edwin BLADWELL MM, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal War service: France

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