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John BLACKFORD

Regimental number1007
Place of birthMandalong New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBen Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Blackford, Lord Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Date of death3 February 1946
Place of burialSandgate Cemetery

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