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Colin Kenneth BLEAZARD

Regimental number2968
Place of birthSamoa
SchoolHigh School and Newington College, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressWest Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Bleazard, Queen Street, Lorn West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets at Newington College, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 February 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Date of death9 February 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 1), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Eliza BLEAZARD, "Minnia", Queen Street, Lorn, West Maitland, New South Wales. Native of Samoa
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lieutenant BHF COLLIER, killed in action, Pozi?res, France; Pte W BLEAZARD, killed in action, Pozi?res, France.

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