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William Henry BLUNDEN

Regimental number4150
Place of birthSlindon, near Arundel, Sussex, England
SchoolSlindon National School, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
AddressPymble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5.75"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Blunden, Firs Bungalow, Slindon Common, Arundel, Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 25), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ellen BLUNDEN, Burnham Cottage, Dairy Lane, Walberton, Sussex, England. Native of Slindon Common, near Arundel, Sussex, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLUNDEN William Henry

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