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William David BLAIR

Regimental number1798
Place of birthYackandandah, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressYackandandah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Andrew Blair, Yackandandah, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919

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