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Albert Robert BLACKMORE

Regimental number5990
Place of birthSorell, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Nugent; Queen's College, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionNo religion
OccupationState schoo teacher
AddressBruni, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Blackmore, 239 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPublished a book of poems, "Shade and Echo", in 1909. Died of pneumonia at Weymouth, England.
FateKilled in Action 03-9 October 1917
Date of death2 November 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3038), Dorset
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Louisa Maria BLACKMORE, husband of Myrtle May BLACKMORE, 20 Bath Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania. Born at Nugent
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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