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Rupert BLAKEY

Regimental number3355
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Franci Blakey, 9 Pearson Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Date of death8 January 1957
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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