|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||GPO, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Blezard, 'Garthside', Allerton Drive, Allerton Road, Liverpool, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Parramatta, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 3994 Pte Walter BLEZARD MM, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 24 April 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched in to 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 28 March 1917.
Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 9 June 1917 (serbaceous cyst, left ring finger); rejoined Training Bn from hospital, 19 June 1917.
Found guilty, 19 August 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 31 July 1917, till apprehended by the Civil Police at London, 11 am, 12 August 1917: admonished, and forfeited 12 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Codford, 5 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917, to reinforce 31st Bn; taken on strength, 31st Bn, in the field, 11 December 1917.
Detached to 5th Division Signal School, 17 March 1918; rejoined Bn from detachment, 20 March 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 10 December 1918; rejoined Bn, 30 December 1918.
Detached for duty with Australian Corps Workshops, Jeumont, 29 January 1919; rejoined Bn from detachment, 28 February 1919.
Proceeded to United Kingdom for discharge, 3 March 1919.
Discharged in London (demobilised), 15 March 1919.
War service: 2 years 64 daysMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLEZARD John Frederick|