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Regimental number5628
Place of birthStaffordshire England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMentone, Watt Street, Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Edwin Blount, 22 High Street, Smithwick, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 March 1967
Age at death78
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria

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