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Blanch - Alfred Donald

Alfred Donald BLANCHAge: 20 years18961916

Name
Alfred Donald BLANCH
Given names
Alfred Donald
Surname
BLANCH
Birth about 1896 24 22
Citation details: 29793/1896 BLANCH ALFRED D STEPHEN GRACE CASINO
Death of a paternal grandfatherAlfred BLANCH
December 11, 1898 (Age 2 years)
Address: Greenridge
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 2
Citation details: 13468/1898 BLANCH ALFRED ROBERT MERCY CASINO
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterEliza Victoria Maud BLANCH
about 1899 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 11088/1899 BLANCH ELIZA V M STEPHEN GRACE CASINO
Death of a maternal grandfatherDonald Hugh McLEAN
June 22, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Address: At his residence.
Cause: Pneumonia
Publication: Web Site
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5157/1900 MCLEAN DONALD H JOHN GRACE CASINO
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1192
Burial of a maternal grandfatherDonald Hugh McLEAN
June 23, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Address: Presbyterian portion.
Cemetery: Casino General
Publication: Web Site
Note: OBITUARY
Birth of a brotherHilton Richmond BLANCH
about 1903 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 20224/1903 BLANCH HILTON R STEPHEN GRACE CASINO
Marriage of a siblingHenry Richard CARRALLJane Ruby BLANCHView this family
February 20, 1911 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 1922/1911 CARRALL HENRY R BLANCH JANE R LISMORE
Military
Enlisted No. 2564A
July 24, 1915 (Age 19 years)

Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Death July 21, 1916 (Age 20 years)
Cause of death: Wounded in action
Publication: Newspaper; NSW 1904 - 1929
Citation details: Wednesday 20 July 1921, page 2
Text:

Roll of Honor. BLANCH—In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Private Alfred Donald Blanch, who died of wounds received in France on July 21st, 1916, aged 19 years. He sleeps in a distant land, Beneath a foreign sky, Far from those who loved him best, In a hero's grave he lies. [Inserted by his sorrowing parents, sisters, and brother.]

Note: Whist serving in the 9th Battalion after serving also in Egypt.
Burial
Cemetery: Contalmaison Chateau
Blanch - Alfred Donald - Commemoration Certificate
Blanch - Alfred Donald - Commemoration Certificate

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 6, 1893Rocky Mouth, , New South Wales, Australia
15 months
elder sister
Jane Ruby BLANCH
Birth: December 1, 1894 23 20Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 1, 1979Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
Blanch - Alfred DonaldAlfred Donald BLANCH
Birth: about 1896 24 22Greenridge, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 21, 1916Contalmaison, France
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
Hilton Richmond BLANCH
Birth: about 1903 31 29Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1951Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 29793/1896 BLANCH ALFRED D STEPHEN GRACE CASINO
BirthMatthews Family History
MilitaryMilitary Record - Blanch - Alfred Donald
DeathMatthews Family History
DeathNewspaper - The Richmond River Express and Casino Kyogle Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper; NSW 1904 - 1929
Citation details: Wednesday 20 July 1921, page 2
Text:

Roll of Honor. BLANCH—In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Private Alfred Donald Blanch, who died of wounds received in France on July 21st, 1916, aged 19 years. He sleeps in a distant land, Beneath a foreign sky, Far from those who loved him best, In a hero's grave he lies. [Inserted by his sorrowing parents, sisters, and brother.]

DeathMilitary Record - Blanch - Alfred Donald
BurialMilitary Record - Blanch - Alfred Donald
SourceBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 29793/1896 BLANCH ALFRED D STEPHEN GRACE CASINO