|Place of birth||Lilydale, Victoria|
|School||State School, Doncaster, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Main Road, Doncaster, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, O Bloom, Main Road, Doncaster, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||4362|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||24.4|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2931 Pte Henry Thomas BLOOM, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to hospital, 23 August 1915 (enteric fever); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Port Said, 6 October 1915. returned to Australia on board 'Karoola'; arrived Melbourne, 4 December 1915.
Returned to duty, 6 March 1916. Re-embarked as No. 4362 Private, 23rd Bn, 11th Reinforcement, on RMS 'Walma' from Melbourne, 23 April 1916.
Admitted to No. 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Canal Zone, Egypt, 2 May 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France from England, 9 August 1916; taken on strength, 23rd Bn, 29 August 1916. Admitted to 1st New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 5 December 1916 (influenza); transferred by ambulance train to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 7 December 1916; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, 21 December 1916; rejoined unit, 8 January 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 14 May 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 23 September 1917.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal