Allan Charles BLACKWELL


BLACKWELL, Allan Charles

Service Number: SX11885
Enlisted: 22 March 1941, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Semaphore, South Australia, Australia, 29 February 1912
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Scourer
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 23 November 1942, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot B8, Row F, Grave 6 Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done dearly loved husband of Dorrie Roll of Honur - Glenelg, SA
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN SX11885
22 Mar 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX11885, Enlisted at Adelaide
29 Jun 1941: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX11885, Embarked for Middle East with convoy US11cc

World War 1 Service

29 Jan 1942: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX11885, Embarked in Middle East on board Ile de France; 12 February 1942 changed to HMT City of London at Bombay for disembarking in the 4th Military District, SA on 26 March 1942

World War 2 Service

7 Aug 1942: Embarked 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX11885, Embarked Brisbane for Port Morseby on board Zebulow Pike

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Attestation paper has his name spelt Alan Charles Balckwell

Son of Arthur Charles Blackwell and Louisa Maud (nee Wiley) Blackwell; husband of Doris Maria Antonia Blackwell of Glenelg SA

Medals: 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Australian Service Medal