Colin Alexander BLACKMORE

BLACKMORE, Colin Alexander

Service Number: 19240
Enlisted: 19 January 1916, Enlisted at Marrickville, NSW
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 8th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 1893
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Cleveland Street, Public State School, Sydney,New South Wales
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Pulmonary Tuberculosis , Woodville Red Cross Hospital, Randwick, Australia, 28 June 1920
Cemetery: Sydney (Waverley) General Cemetery
Church of England 14, Grave 7108
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 19240, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, Enlisted at Marrickville, NSW
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 19240, 7th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 19240, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
1 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Transferred from the 7th Field artillery to the 3 Field Artillery
20 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, In France
14 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Transferred from the 3rd D.A.C to the 8th Field Artillery Brigade
28 Jun 1920: Involvement Lieutenant

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Edward & Mrs G.W.E. Blackmore of Milner Crescent, Wollstencroft, Sydney, NSW

11 May 1919 - commenced return to Australia on board HT Zealandia disembarking at Sydney on 1 July 1917

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal