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Roy James BLACKBERRY

Regimental number1950
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
Address181 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinJames Blackberry, 181 York Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service40th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1918
Date of death12 October 1970
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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