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Date of birth17 February 1878
Place of birthPadiham, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTown clerk
AddressMoama, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, W H Blezard, 204 Union Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 February 1916
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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