|Place of birth||Galway, Ireland|
|Address||Ottaway, May Terrace, Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs S A Blake, Ottoway, May Terrace, Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: proceeded overseas to France from England, 30 December 1916; joined 10th Bn, 27 January 1916.
Wounded in action, 6 May 1917 (shell wound, left arm and abdomen), and admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to General Hospital, Etaples, 7 May 1917; to england, 9 May 1917, and admitted to Boscombe Military Hospital, 10 May 1917. Transferred to 1st Australian auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 7 June 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 23 October 1917.
Total war service: 1 year 343 days (of which 1 year 181 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLAKE Joseph Patrick|