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Edwin Claud BLACKWOOD

Regimental number2593
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Hotel, James Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jemima Blackwood, 363 Montague Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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