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Regimental number1413
Date of birth25 October 1891
Place of birthCockburn River, near Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Blackwell, North Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Other details

Son of Robert and Jane (nee Sims) Blackwell

Married Myrtle Murley on 3 January 1920 at Strathfield, New South Wales
Date of death15 January 1957
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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