Alfred Penrose BLACKMORE

BLACKMORE, Alfred Penrose

Service Number: 563
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Waiora, New Zealand, 1892
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial Traveller
Died: Killed in Action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 18 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 11 Chaplain J. Green officiated, Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 563, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, 563, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, 563, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
7 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 177 Ophir Street, North Sydney, NSW

Son of Sydney Blackmore of Christchurch,NZ

Medals: 1914-15 Star, Britsh War Medal, Victory Medal