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William Leslie BLACKHALL

Regimental number17418
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Samuel Thomas Blackhall, Hastings, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameFebruary 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 427 Pte Donald eric BLACKHALL, 17th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 17 October 1917; 33499 Driver Arthur John BLACKHALL, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, 28 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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