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Regimental number1626
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlencoe East, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Henry Blackmore, same address
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 March 1916 - 43rd Bn, 1st Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 43rd Bn, 12 November 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal, 27 May 1917. Mortally wounded, 4 July 1917.
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death5 July 1917
Age at death24
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row R, Grave No. 36), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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