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Regimental number153
Date of birth17 November 1892
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUpper Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Blakney, Upper Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF12
Promotion date: 4 August 1915


Unit: INF52
Promotion date: 20 February 1916


Unit: INF52
Promotion date: 10 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Date of death5 December 1947
Age at death55
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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