Cecil George BLUNDEN

BLUNDEN, Cecil George

Service Number: 2044
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Haberfield, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Thornleigh Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Linesman
Died: Pulmonary Tuberculois, 4th Australian General Hospital, Randwick New South Wales, Australia, 22 May 1920
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Presbyterian Section, Row 6D, Grave 10725,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2044, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
24 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 2044, 35th Infantry Battalion
24 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 2044, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2044, 35th Infantry Battalion, In the field. Gunshot wound to the left arm
12 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2044, 35th Infantry Battalion, Wounded 2nd occasion. Wounds to the left and evacuated to England on 14 October 1917

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Washington Blunden of 'Nubryan', 24 Northocte Street, Haberfield, NSW. Husband of Eva Adeline Blunden of Ashfield, NSW

5 April 1918 - commenced return to Australia on board HT Borda

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal