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Leopold BLOCKEY

Regimental number5567
Place of birthLondon, England
Place of birthEngland
SchoolState School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Rhodes Blockey, Hawkestone Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 October 1917
Age at death20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 9A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: John Rhodes and Christina BLOCKEY, 300 Canning Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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