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Blair Crawford Lees GALE

Regimental number6800
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist
AddressBondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gale, 61 Penkivil Street, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 13), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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