|Place of birth||Merewether, New South Wales|
|Address||James Street, Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Blakemore, James Street, Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 7 May 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 7 May 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to unit, 9 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916 (shell shock); admitted to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 21 July 1916; transferred to No 1 Convalescent Depot, 27 July 1916; to Base Details, 1 August 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 12 August 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 16 February 1917 (gun shot wound, right shoulder); admitted to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 26 March 1917; transferred to England, 16 May 1917, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 17 May 1917 (gun shot wound and nephritis: severe); transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 30 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 12 March 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Second given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gainsell.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLAKEMORE James Grinsell|