Thomas John BLAKE


BLAKE, Thomas John

Service Number: 1976
Enlisted: 6 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rushworth Vic., 1889
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Paynesville & District Honour Roll, Paynesville Pictorial Roll of Honor, Paynesville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1976, 29th Infantry Battalion
18 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1976, 29th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
18 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1976, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of James Robert and Sarah Agnes BLAKE, Paynesville, Victoria