Thomas John BLAKE

BLAKE, Thomas John

Service Number: 1976
Enlisted: 6 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rushworth, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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, 1976, 29th Infantry Battalion
18 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, 1976, 29th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ballarat embarkation_ship_number: A70 public_note: ''
18 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, 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