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Felix Louis BLOCH

Regimental number34944
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
SchoolQueen's College, St Kilda, Victoria
Other trainingStudent of electrical engineering
ReligionJewish
OccupationEngineer
AddressElwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mark Bloch, Bendigo Avenue, Elwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with the 34th Field Company, Field Engineers, Melbourne.
Enlistment date17 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death17 August 1918
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot Iv, Row J, Grave No. 10), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark and Rose BLOCH, 19 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria. Born at Deloraine, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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