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William BLAIKIE

Regimental number2020
Place of birthJedburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBicton, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Bartholomew Logan Blaikie, McKinner Road, Bicton, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2537 Pte Thomas BLAIKIE, 44th Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917; 1898 Driver Walter Brunton BLAIKIE, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death13 March 1966

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