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William BLACKLEY

Regimental number120
Place of birthTullyvea, Victoria
SchoolTullyvea State School No 3310, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressJeparit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Blackley, Jeparit, Victoria
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 June 1916
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 10), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Roll of Honour, Jeparit, Victoria. Parents: John and Rachel BLACKLEY
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 563 Pte John BLACKLEY, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1917; 237 Pte James BLACKLEY, 13th Bn, killed in action, 1 May 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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