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James BLACKLEY

Regimental number50
Place of birthPerth Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Blackley, Wisdom Street Guildford, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31488, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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