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Hector Norman BLAKE

Regimental number55113
Place of birthBacchus Marsh, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPark Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E Blake, Park Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date21 November 1917
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4000 Company Sergeant Major William Henry BLAKE, 3rd Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.

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