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Benjamin John BLAKNEY

Regimental number2362
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyor's assistant
Address52 Bayswater Road, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs N Blakney, 52 Bayswater Road, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1916

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