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William Leslie BLACKBELL

Regimental number48
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDriver
Address34 Creswick Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W J Blackbell, care W Southall, 34 Creswick Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Date of death17 August 1956
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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