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Oswald Dunnikier BLYTH

Regimental number3047
Place of birthBirkenhead, South Australia
SchoolLe Fever Peninsula State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, A Blyth, Pingelly, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentArtificer
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 25 May 1918
Date of death25 May 1918
Age at death33
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jane BLYTH, Semaphore, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 28704 Gunner John Anderson BLYTH, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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