Walter Henry BLAKE

Regimental number916
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoonta Hotel, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr T H Blake, Hemmant, Manly Line, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21 August 1914. Promoted Corporal, 7 August 1915. Wounded twice at Gallipoli - 25 April 1915 and 7 August 1915.
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1916
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 November 1915
Age at death26
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 724 Pte Frederick BLAKE, 15th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915; 4143 Pte Frederick William BLAKE, 9th Bn, killed in action, Pozi?res, 23 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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