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William Harold BLAKE

Regimental number3711
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoxmaker
Address48 Albert Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Blake, 48 Albert Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 December 1941
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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