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John Matthew BLAKELY

Regimental number1075
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressWilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Blakely, Wilson Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 30 Pte Angus McKenzie BLAKELY, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.

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