John Riggall BLAIR

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BLAIR, John Riggall

Service Number: 2577
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, January 1892
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pastoralist
Died: Killed In Action, France, 26 January 1918
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane No 3 Squadron Roll of Honour, Gracemere Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2577, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2577, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
21 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2577, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2577, 9th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Bayonet wound (right knee)
28 Jun 1917: Promoted Second Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
28 Sep 1917: Promoted Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
21 Oct 1917: Wounded Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), 2nd occasion - head wound
26 Jan 1918: Involvement Lieutenant, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)

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