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Hercules Albert BLANCH

Regimental number33672
Place of birthUralla, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTexas, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Olive Blanch, Texas, Queensland
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3288 Pte Victor Harold BLANCH, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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