Hugh McGill BLAIR

Regimental number746
Place of birthStirling, Scotland
SchoolCraig's School, Stirling, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia22
Address90 North Road, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinD Blair, 80 Temple Park Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Boys' Brigade, then in the Fife Artillery, Scotland.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death25 July 1916
Age at death29
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 28), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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