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Henry George BLANCH

Regimental number85
Place of birthAnna Bay New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNelsons Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Blanch, Nelsons Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 22 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (altered to Mention in Despatches)


Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 7 May 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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