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William BLAKE

Regimental number2109
Place of birthWindsor
SchoolPublic School, Auburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPacker
Addressc/o Mrs J 1 Matterson, Rexona, Edgar Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinguardian, Mrs J 1 Matterson, Rexona, Edgar Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of disease, Mudros West.
FateDied of disease 25 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death20 August 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPorti s Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 42), Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Ward of Mrs. J.I. Matterson. Born at Auburn, New South Wales

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