Cyril BLAKNEY

BLAKNEY, Cyril

Service Number: 153
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Brighton, Tasmania
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 17 October 1893
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Compositor
Died: Natural causes, Hobart, Tasmania, 5 December 1947, aged 54 years
Cemetery: Cornelian Bay Cemetery and Crematorium, Tasmania
Memorials: Lindisfarne Officers of the 12th Battalion Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 153, Brighton, Tasmania
15 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 153, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 153, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 153, 12th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 12th Infantry Battalion
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 52nd Infantry Battalion
10 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 52nd Infantry Battalion
4 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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