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Frank William BLIGH

Regimental number2039
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Bligh, Quamby Brook, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date29 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1964
Age at death66
Place of burialDevonport General Cemetery, Tasmania

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