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Ivan BLAUBAUM

Date of birth27 June 1891
ReligionJewish
OccupationMedical practitioner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinDr H Blaubaum, Grey Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 14 July 1915

Major


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 24 August 1917

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: Australian Military Forces
Promotion date: 1 July 1932

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date23 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Otto BLAUBAUM, Dental Corps, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Regimental Medical Officer, 5th Pioneer Bn, 15 March-11 November 1916, 29 May-10 July 1916; 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 10 July-26 December 1916; 2nd Anzac Corps School, 26 December 1916-14 March 1917; 11th Field Ambulance, 14 March 1917; 9th Field Ambulance, 18 May 1917; 39th Bn, 29 May-11 November 1917; Australian General Base Depot, 14 November 1917; 1st Australian Command Depot, 28 August 1918

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

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