Oswald Dunnikier (Ossie) BLYTH

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BLYTH, Oswald Dunnikier

Service Number: 3047
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Fitter Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Birkenhead, South Australia, 13 August 1883
Home Town: Pingelly, Pingelly, Western Australia
Schooling: Le Fevre Peninsula Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 25 May 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Plot 111, Row A, Grave 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3047, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Artificer, SN 3047, Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Artificer, SN 3047, Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Medic, Fremantle
30 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Artificer, SN 3047, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Fitter Corporal, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
22 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Fitter Corporal, SN 3047, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Merris (France), GSW (head)
25 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Fitter Corporal, SN 3047, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Merris (France)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alexander Blyth and Jane Balmain of Semaphore Book/Page 309/489. Brother of John Anderson Blyth and Thomas McLaren Blyth

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