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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: William Blaylock
Name: Blaylock, William James
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2628
Place of Birth: Wigton (England)
Next of Kin: Harold Blaylock - Cousin ; Prospect, Bullgill, Cumberland, England.
Biographical notes: In 1965, Blaylock was living at 6 Gillies St. Bowen North Queensland when he requested replacements for his medals.
Occupation: Miner
Date of Enlistment: 5-Apr-1916
Age at Enlistment: 34
Place of Enlistment: Darwin
Unit: 52nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Honours and Awards: Military Medal
Service History: Blaylock joined the Contingent leaving Darwin in April 1916. His unit embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A40 ‘Ceramic’ on 7 October 1916. He was awarded the Military Medal on 26th September, 1917 (Commonwealth Gazette, No. 31, 7 March 1918). He returned to Australia on 12 December 1918 on board the ‘Somerset’.
Related link: Military Medal
"Mutinous Gunners", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 15 June 1906: p.4.
Unit War Diary
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 13 April 1916: p.14.
Nominal Roll
Military Medal citation
Service Record
Embarkation Roll
52nd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, France : 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion, 1918.
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.identifier.uri: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/226356
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