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Herbert Percy BLAKE

Regimental number2111
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
SchoolBowenfels Private School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearing machine expert
AddressStrathaird, Delungra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, H P Blake, Strathaird, Delungra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 October 1917
Age at death30
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Palmer and Annie Mary BLAKE, Sydney, New South Wales. Late of Coonamble, New South Wales

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