|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Foster, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Moe, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Bliss, Moe, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in School Cadets, Glenferrie; member for 2 years of Moe Rifle Club; still a member at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1790 Pte Victor Edwin BLISS, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917; 2577 Pte Charles Alexander BLISS, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Medierranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 29 August 1915.
Admitted to 13th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 October 1915 (myalgia); discharged to duty, 11 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Cairo, 31 December 1915 (deafness); transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 12 January 1916; discharged to duty, 28 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 2 August 1916 (gun shot wound, right leg); admitted to 4th General Hospital, Camiers, 4 August 1916; transferred to England, 21 August 1916, and admitted to Suffolk and Ipswich Hospital; to Woodcote Park Hospital, 3 October 1916; to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 23 October 1916.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, from furlough, 22 November 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 27 November 1916; discharged, 5 February 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 71 days.
Found guilty, 7 February 1917, of endeavouring to obtain a pass under false pretences: awarded 28 days' detention.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 August 1917.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 6 December 1917 (septic sore); discharged to duty, 16 December 1917.
Admitted to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 January 1918 (accident: burns to arms and face); discharged to duty, 1 February 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 20 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 5 November 1918.Marched out for return to Australia, 2 February 1919; disembarked Weymouth, 13 February 1919.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 7 March 1919; discharged, 20 March 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 14 days.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Norman', 4 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 17 October 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II (anti-aircraft artillery, Civil Construction Corps): enlisted, 11 October 1941; discharged, 23 September 1947, as V143095 Corporal, 4th Australian Army Troops, Royal Australian Engineers.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||77|
|Place of burial||Fawkner Memorial Gardens, Fawkner, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLISS Albert Arthur|