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Alfred Donald BLANCH

Regimental number2564
Place of birthCasino New South Wales
SchoolCasino Superior Public School, NSW
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoatmaker
AddressGlenmore, South Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Stephen Blanch, Glenore, South Casino, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death21 July 1916
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialContalmaison Chateau Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Grace BLANCH, South Casino, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3 killed

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