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Charles BLOW

Regimental number760
Place of birthBlack Heath England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinSon, Herbert Blow, Fulton Street, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 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 Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'For conspicuous good service in keeping the firing line well supplied with bombs throughout action on 5 August 1916.'
Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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