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Charles William BLAKE

Regimental number2027
Place of birthWestbury
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Blake, Gormanston, Tasmania
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Date of death27 June 1950
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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