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William Henry BLAY

Regimental number1721
Place of birthBermondsey England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W H Blay, Park Street, Limehouse, East London, England
Enlistment date2 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 January 1972
Age at death78
Place of burialSt Arnaud Cemetery, Victoria

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