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Perrin Hamilton BLACKHAM

Regimental number4351
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
SchoolLe Fevre Peninsula Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationCivil servant, SAR
AddressCavindish Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Blackham, Cavindish Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death7 November 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 49), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Richard Spottswood and Ada BLACKHAM, 8 Harriet Street, Croydon, South Australia. Native of Parkside, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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