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Alexander Howard BLENCOWE

Regimental number1678
Place of birthOne Tree Hill, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressOnetree Hill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabelle Blencowe, Onetree Hill, South Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Date of death1 September 1916
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Isabella Rankine Blencowe, Onetree Hill, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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