We remember John Blake

We remember John Blake

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Ethel Caroline Blake Source:5007700 23rd March 1878
1880
sibling Robert Henry Blake Source:5007700 9th June 1880
1882
sibling Ellen Blake Source:5007700 21st October 1882
1884
sibling Percy James Blake Source:5007700 24th December 1884
1887
birth Wentworth, New South Wales Australia Source:5007700 22nd September 1887
1890
sibling Bertram Albert Blake Source:5007700 2nd April 1890
1910
marriage Bessie Louisa Margaret Pappin Source:5007700 28th September 1910
1912
children Bessie Blake Source:5007700 1912
1914
children Robert John Blake Source:5007700 2nd February 1914
1915
children Oliver Percy Blake Source:5007700 19th July 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 2001 3 5 Depot Source:5007700 8th November 1915
1915
enlistment Blackboy Hill Australia Source:5007700 8th November 1915
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 14th Reinforcements 10th Light Horse Source:5007700 4th January 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5007700 13th June 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Gunner 2001 4th Bat Source:5007700 25th June 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Bombadier 2001 4 Source:5007700 24th July 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 2001 4 Source:5007700 11th September 1916
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:5007700 3rd May 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Sergeant 2001 4th Battalion Source:5007700 7th June 1917
1919
service Australian Imperial Force 2nd Lieutenant 2001 4th Battalion Source:5007700 1st January 1919
1919
service Australian Imperial Force Lieutenant 2001 Australian Field Artillery Source:5007700 1st April 1919
1919
discharge Source:5007700 15th September 1919
1920
children Joan Blake Source:5007700 4th December 1920
1931
death Not War Related Ravensthorpe Australia Source:5007700 14th March 1931
1931
dates Age 43 Source:5007700 15th March 1931
burial Ravensthorpe Non-War Cemetery Ravensthorpe Australia Source:5007700

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Blake
Source 5007700
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 14th Reinforcements 10th Light Horse Private
Australian Imperial Force 2001 4th Bat Gunner
Australian Imperial Force 2001 4 Bombadier
Australian Imperial Force 2001 4 Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2001 4th Battalion Sergeant
Australian Imperial Force 2001 4th Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
Australian Imperial Force 2001 3 5 Depot Private
Australian Imperial Force 2001 Australian Field Artillery Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert John Blake son 2nd February 1914
Bessie Blake daughter 1912
Oliver Percy Blake son 19th July 1915
Joan Blake daughter 4th December 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Darling Harris mother
Andrew James Blake father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Caroline Blake sister 23rd March 1878
Robert Henry Blake brother 9th June 1880
Ellen Blake sister 21st October 1882
Percy James Blake brother 24th December 1884
Bertram Albert Blake brother 2nd April 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bessie Louisa Margaret Pappin wife 28th September 1910
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Blue
DateHeightSource
1916-02-01 6'1"

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Official Records

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External Evidence

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National Archives of Australia - Records Matthew37445
The Albert-Amiens Road Matthew37445

Multimedia

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John Blake Kellie14714
Postcard home 1919 Kellie14714
John Blakes Medals Matthew37445
Group portrait of the 7th Medium Trench Mortar Bt. Matthew37445
John & Percy Blake Matthew37445
Commendation by Major General Cox - 1916 Matthew37445
Postcard Home Matthew37445
Postcard home (rear) Matthew37445
Souvenir Spoons Matthew37445
Lost somewhere in France Matthew37445
Lost somewhere in France (rear) Matthew37445
Letter to Bessie (written on airplane cloth) Matthew37445
John Blake & Company (unknown) Matthew37445
Blake Family Portrait Matthew37445

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