Thomas Albert BLACKLEY

BLACKLEY, Thomas Albert

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 6 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Montalbion, Queensland, Australia , 18 August 1895
Home Town: Atherton, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Atherton State School, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 27 September 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland.
23 Dec 1916: Involvement 31st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
23 Dec 1916: Embarked 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
24 Aug 1917: Promoted Lieutenant, 31st Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1917: Involvement Lieutenant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
30 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Wounded, Shell Shock
4 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 31st Infantry Battalion, Reported Missing
9 Mar 1918: Wounded Lieutenant, Officer, 31st Infantry Battalion, Now Reported Killed in Action

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Biography contributed

Thomas Albert BLACKLEY was born in Herberton, Queensland on 18th August, 1895

His parents were Thomas BLACKLEY & Emma Friedericka WRIEDE