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Russell Palmer BLAKE

Regimental number24634
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank ckerk
AddressBarwon Heads, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A J Blake, Barwon Heads, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 3, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/91/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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