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William BLAY

Regimental number5047
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoiler maker's assistant
Address70 Hanson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Blay, 70 Hamson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Date of death21 April 1946
Age at death71
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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