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Eric Frank BLEECHMORE

Regimental number6217
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressRose Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs M E Bleechmore, Watson Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant, Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.11
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row C, Grave No. 16A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank Sidney and Maria Ellen BLEECHMORE. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Reginald Charles BLEECHMORE, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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