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William Alexander BLACKETT

Regimental number3685
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchardist
AddressPatterson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W A Blackett, Cataract Hill, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1917

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