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James Henry BLUM

Regimental number3694
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPlunkett St Public School, East Sydney, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Henze, 49 Smith Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPreviously twice wounded.
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Date of death18 September 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Henry and Jane BLUM. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2573 Pte Herbert John BLUM, 2nd Bn, killed in action, Pozi?res, France, 25 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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