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Essington Alderwin BLACKER

Regimental number864
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKilmany South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, Jack Blacker, Mornington, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAnzac Cyclist Battalion, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number12/2/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

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