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Percival Albert BLAKEMAN

Regimental number3009
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address166 Walker Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Blakeman, 166 Walker Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAustralian Lancers
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death25 October 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBelgium Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 16), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Frederick and Eliza BLAKEMAN of "Arcadia", Edward Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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