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Albert Joseph BLANCHE

Regimental number1660
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressSouth Muckleford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, William Blanche, South Muckleford, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 May 1969

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