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John James BLACKWOOD

Regimental number6227
Place of birthNormanby, Victoria
SchoolHotspur State School No 1260, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHotspur, via Condah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Blackwood, Hotspur, Victoria
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Hotspur State School No 1260 Honor Roll, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6226 Pte William Thomas BLACKWOOD, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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