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Edwin Norton BLOMFIELD

Regimental number4594
Place of birthTumbarumba New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address100 Alt Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E A Blomfield, Commercial Bank, Candelo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingChalk Pits, France
Date of death12 August 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPozieres british Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 9), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Arthur and Eleanor Maud BLOMFIELD, Werris Creek, New South Wales. Native of Tumbarumba, New South Wales

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