William BLAKE

Regimental number372
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolState School, Preston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Blake, Leonora, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 26), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: Gunner George James BLAKE, killed in action, Passchendaele, 9 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal