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London Edward BLOMELEY

Regimental number1659
Other NamesEdward Louden
SchoolUrquhart St State School, Ballarat, Victoria
Other trainingSchool of Mines, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronfounder
Address604 Windermere Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Blomeley, 604 Windermere Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death32
Family/military connectionsBrother: 161 Pte Leopold BLOMELEY, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1919
Age at death32
Place of burialBallarat Cemetery, Victoria

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