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Albert George BLAIR

Regimental number1796
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Alexander Blair, Moe, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 April 1919
Medals

Gold Medal (Serbia)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1223 Pte William James BLAIR, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Gold Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 March 1929
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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