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Charles William Gilbert BLAKE

Regimental number2515
Place of birthChesham, England
Other NamesBLAKE, Chas Wm Gilbert
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTile packer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gilbert, 60 York Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Tidworth General Hospital, England.
FateDied of disease 28 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Charles William
Date of death28 August 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 183), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin Gilbert and Elizabeth Jane BLAKE. Born in England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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