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Francis Garth BLACKSHAW

Regimental number2111
Place of birthRotherham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPatternmaker
AddressCarlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Blackshaw, Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 August 1968

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