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Samuel BLACKMAN

Regimental number2864
Place of birthBigga New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, (?) Bigga, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressGlengarry Station via Binda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Samuel Blackman, Glengarry Station via Binda, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death6 May 1917
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 4B) Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Margaret BLACKMAN. Native of Bigga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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