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Ernest BLAKNEY

Regimental number2570
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarker's Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinSister, Mrs Charlotte Branche, Barker's Creek via Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917

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