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Norman Blake CORKHILL

Regimental number1319
Date of birth--/04/1890
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressTilba Tilba, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height6' 2"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Hawbrey Corkhill, Tilba Tilba, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 8th MG Coy
Promotion date: 18 November 1916

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Pearl Elizabeth CORKHILL MM, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORKHILL Norman Blake

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