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Harry William BLENCOWE

Regimental number1664
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
Other NamesWilliam Henry
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 4.75"
Weight173 lbs
Next of kinEva G Blencowe, 10 Alexandra Parade, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Family/military connectionsSon: [1070] Lt Frederick William BLENCOWE MM, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLENCOWE Harry William

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