John Dudley BLANCH


BLANCH, John Dudley

Service Number: 2384
Enlisted: 7 June 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wellington, New Zealand, 1894
Home Town: Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School
Occupation: Tally Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 December 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 1 Rev. W.E. Dexter officiated Headstone inscription reads: Too dearly loved ever to be forgotten
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2384, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
14 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2384, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2384, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Millie (Margaret Ann) Blanch. Husband of Nellie Blanch of 43 Earl Street, Randwick, NSW formerly of Coffs Harbour, NSW. Later known as Nellie Senar

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

Worked on the docks