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Charles Douglas Carrington BLATCHLY

Regimental number1516
Place of birthPort Elizabeth, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia22.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarnessmaker
AddressDuke of York Restaurant, Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Alfred Blatchly, 22 Russell Road, Port Elizabeth, South Australia
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDischarged 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Charles Douglas
Date of death20 October 1919 (gassed)
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCheam (St. Dunstan) Churchyard (Row V, Grave No. 107), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and L. BLATCHLY; husband of Josephine J. BLATCHLY, 38 Great St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials, London. Born at Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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