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Alfred Penrose BLACKMORE

Regimental number563
Place of birthWaiora, New Zealand
Place of birthWairoa, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address177 Ophir Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSydney Blackmore, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 August 1914. Appointed Lance Corporal, 7 January 1915.
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death18 May 1915
Age at death22.6
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No.11), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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