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Arthur Charles BLAKE

Regimental number3578
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolMethodist School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKing Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blake Currie, King Island, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death8 August 1916
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Charles and Elizabeth BLAKE. Native of Tasmania
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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