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George Frederick BLAKE

Regimental number1864
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address6 Codrington Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, F Blake, 138 Brougham Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 12 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 191
Date: 12 December 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 September 1944
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLAKE George Frederick

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