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Charles Arnold Watson BLANDFORD

Regimental number852
ReligionChurch of England
Address48 St Lawrence Road, Clontarf, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinT.W. Blandford, 48 Lawrence Road, Clontarf, Country Dublin, Ireland
Enlistment date16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 9 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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