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George Raymond Wallice BLACKLEY

Regimental number57420
Date of birth18 October 1897
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressGnotuk, via Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr John Blackley, Gnotuk, via Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in Citizen Forces
Enlistment date30 April 1918
Place of enlistmentCamperdown, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death23 May 1971
Age at death73
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLACKLEY George Raymond Wallice

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