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George John Ernest BLYTH

Regimental number3919
Place of birthNabowla, Tasmania
SchoolNabowla State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressNabowla, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G H Blyth, Nabowla, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death4 September 1916
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 9), Albert, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Rachel Amelia BLYTH, Nabowla, Tasmania

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