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Date of birth27 June 1891
OccupationMedical practitioner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinDr H Blaubaum, Grey Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 14 July 1915


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 24 August 1917

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: Australian Military Forces
Promotion date: 1 July 1932

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date23 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Otto BLAUBAUM, Dental Corps, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Regimental Medical Officer, 5th Pioneer Bn, 15 March-11 November 1916, 29 May-10 July 1916; 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 10 July-26 December 1916; 2nd Anzac Corps School, 26 December 1916-14 March 1917; 11th Field Ambulance, 14 March 1917; 9th Field Ambulance, 18 May 1917; 39th Bn, 29 May-11 November 1917; Australian General Base Depot, 14 November 1917; 1st Australian Command Depot, 28 August 1918

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

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