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Sylvester W BLOMELEY

Regimental number785
Place of birthMoira New South Wales
Other NamesSylvester William
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGellibrand, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Blomeley, Gellibrand via Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 124 Lance Corporal Patrick George BLOMELEY MM, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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