William Thomas BLAKELEY MM

BLAKELEY, William Thomas

Service Number: 441
Enlisted: 17 February 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Ireland, 27 June 1891
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Baker
Died: Natural causes, Morwell, Victoria, 30 June 1963, aged 72 years
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, Melbourne, Victoria
3 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 37th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 37th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
1 Oct 1918: Honoured Military Medal, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal, "For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty west of LE CATELET..."
12 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 38th Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 38th Infantry Battalion

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