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Wilfred Leslie BLACKLEY

Regimental number57421
Date of birth17 November 1895
Place of birthDunmunkle, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Occupation Tram conductor
AddressWeerite Post Office, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22 years 5 months
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Constance Evelyn Victoria Blackley, Weerite Post Office, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date8 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLACKLEY Wilfred Leslie

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