John Thomas (Blakie) BLAKE

BLAKE, John Thomas

Service Numbers: 2143, 2143A
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, Lancashire, England, 5 May 1893
Home Town: South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Yeronga Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Annerley Stephens Shire Council Residents Honour Board 3, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Yeronga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 2143, 49th Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 2143, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, 2143A, 49th Infantry Battalion

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