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John William BLAXELL

Regimental number6818
Place of birthGunnedah New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGladstone Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. mary Blaxell, 'Braeside,' Gladstone Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Previous military service17th Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 26 January 1919
Date of death17 April 1989
Place of burialShoalhaven Lawn Cemetery

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