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Charles BLACKBURN

Regimental number3751
Date of birth24 September 1868
Place of birthBethnal Green, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia46
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressCoglin Street, Brompton Park, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMrs H Blackburn, Taylor Street, Brompton Park, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Previous military serviceSeven years service in the Royal Artillery
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2 & Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 15 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Other detailsAge stated to be 39 years on attestation; true age on enlistment: 47 years.
Date of death7 July 1954
Age at death86
Place of burialWar Graves Section, West Terrace Cemetery (Row 4, Lot 43) Adelaide, South Australia

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