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Cecil Valentine BLOMFIELD

Regimental number3756
Place of birthBoorolong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressDenham Cottage, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34.3
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Blomfield, Denham Cottage, Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Cordeaux and Catharina BLOMFIELD
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered in correctly on Embarkation Roll as BLOOMFIELD.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLOMFIELD Cecil Valentine
Red Cross File No 0430305F

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