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William BLAIR

Regimental number1511
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSteward
AddressDunoon Lilian Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Blair, Dunoon, Lilian Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 January 1976

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