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Harry BLOUNT

Regimental number5
Place of birthAston Botterell, Burwater, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
Place of birthBridgnorth, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChef
Address137 Young Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 9"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice May Blount, 137 Young Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameBrigade 9, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death28 April 1918
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot XI, Row H, Grave No. 6B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Jane BLOUNT; husband of Amy Beatrice BLOUNT, 36 Sailbury Road, Stanmore, New South Wales. Native of Aston Botterell, Salop, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 April 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLOUNT Harry

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