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Robert George BLACKBURNE

Regimental number15049
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitect and surveyor
Address85 Victoria Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Blackburne, 85 Victoria Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAugust 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Date of death22 June 1961
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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