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John BLUNDELL

Regimental number36
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGem cutter
Address25 McPhail Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Lynch, 25 McPhail Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 5 October 1914.
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.6
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 1), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3776 Lance Corporal George Aubrey BLUNDELL, 21st Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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