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Oliver James BLAKE

Regimental number5791
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDarnum Park, Darnum, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mabel May Blake, Darnum Park, Darnum, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Date of death8 July 1956
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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