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William George BLATCHFORD

Regimental number1132
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o Mrs B T Blatchford, Waterworks, Town Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B T Blatchford, Waterworks, Town, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kanowna', 9
Date of death12 November 1956
Place of burialPort Pirie Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLATCHFORD William George

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