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William Robert BLAIN

Regimental number1823
Place of birthWhitehaven England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address106 Rowntree Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs Symcox, Wolverhampton, England
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 November 1934
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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