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Alfred James BLAKE

Regimental number1909
Place of birthMooroopna, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressChapple Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Alice Blake, Chapple Street, North Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death30 June 1959
Place of burialBroken Hill Cemetery

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