Cecil Alfred BLOW

BLOW, Cecil Alfred

Service Numbers: 20, Q191193
Enlisted: 22 January 1915, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3 Workshops and Park Company
Born: Kiama, New South Wales, 16 January 1897
Home Town: Murwillumbah, Tweed, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 19 December 1969, aged 72 years
Cemetery: Mount Gravatt General Cemetery & Crematorium
Grave Location: ANZAC 2-D-255, ANZAC Portion 2/Row D/Grave 255; Buried with: Alice Blow.
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 20, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 20, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 20, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 20, 25th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
29 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 20, 25th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, Shell wound (left leg)

World War 2 Service

22 Feb 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q191193, Brisbane, Queensland
23 Feb 1940: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q191193, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
17 Oct 1940: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Sapper, SN Q191193, 3 Workshops and Park Company

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Alfred Blow and Fanny Jarman

Brother of Pte Norman Alfred Blow (/explore/people/665463)