Henry BLANCH

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BLANCH, Henry

Service Number: 575
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Swan Hill, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: St Arnaud, Victoria, October 1894
Home Town: Culgoa, Buloke, Victoria
Schooling: St Arnaud State School, Gowar East State School and Goschen State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 20 June 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row B, Grave 17
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 575, Swan Hill, Victoria
6 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 575, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
6 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 575, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Surada, Melbourne
20 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 575, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

4 Light Horse

Rank Trooper

16 May 1915 Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli.

2 June 1915 Found guilty of disobeying an order: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.

20 June 1915 Killed in action, Bullet Head, Gallipoli,

Son of Henry and Victoria Blanch, of Birchip, Victoria, Australia.