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Sidney James BLAY

Regimental number1558
Place of birthBeaufort, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Alexander Blay, Beaufort, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death24 March 1973
Place of burialDonald Cemetery

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