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Herbert Pole BLUNDELL

Regimental number1897
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
SchoolSturt Street Public School; Adelaide High School, South Australia
AddressMilnor Street, Richmond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Blundell, Milnor Street, Richmond, South Australia
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5314 Pte Reginald Alfred John BLUNDELL, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1916.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action (1) 4 August 1916, at Pozieres, France; invalided to Beasufort War Hospital, Bristol, England; (2) 4 November 1917, at Zonnebeke, Ypres, Belgium; invalided to Brighton Hospital, England.

Disembarked in Australia, February 1918; discharged (medically unfit), August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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