William Richard BLACKSELL

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BLACKSELL, William Richard

Service Number: 3023
Enlisted: 4 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Naracoorte, South Australia, 29 September 1892
Home Town: Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Naracoorte State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Fromelles, France, 20 July 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
No Known Grave.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Frances War Memorial*, NaracoorteHB2*, NaracoorteM*, National War Memorial (South Australia)
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Adelaide
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3023, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
Date unknown: Wounded SN 3023, 32nd Infantry Battalion

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Son of Richard BLACKSELL and Mary nee JENKINS