William Thomas BLACKWELL

BLACKWELL, William Thomas

Service Number: 5338
Enlisted: 29 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Ocean Grove , Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 January 1966, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Ocean Grove St Peter's Anglican Church Roll of Honor

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World War 1 Service

29 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion
4 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion
4 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
11 Apr 1917: Imprisoned Bullecourt (First), Also wounded (GSW to both legs).
9 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5338, 14th Infantry Battalion, Medically unfit (GSW to both legs).

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