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Australian Army Crest

Oliver Henry BLANCHAge: 27 years19181945

Name
Oliver Henry BLANCH
Given names
Oliver Henry
Surname
BLANCH
Birth March 25, 1918 47 41
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Text:

Name BLANCH, OLIVER HENRY Service Australian Army Service Number NX127099 (N7949) Date of Birth 25 Mar 1918 Place of Birth WINGHAM, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Jul 1942 Locality on Enlistment STRATFORD, NSW Place of Enlistment GYMPIE, QLD Next of Kin BLANCH, M Date of Death 1 Jul 1945 Rank Sergeant Posting on Death 2/16 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour GLOUCESTER NSW

Marriage of a siblingLionel Clifford SHOESMITHOlive Rita BLANCHView this family
about 1922 (Age 3 years)
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Citation details: 8585/1922 SHOESMITH LIONEL C BLANCH OLIVE R PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingLeslie Gilbert WILMENAmy Elizabeth BLANCHView this family
about 1923 (Age 4 years)
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Citation details: 11712/1923 WILMEN LESLIE G BLANCH AMY E GLOUCESTER
Marriage of a siblingPercy William GERMONGladys Isabella BLANCHView this family
about 1926 (Age 7 years)
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Citation details: 3145/1926 GERMAN PERCY W BLANCH GLADYS I GLOUCESTER
Military
enlisted
Type: Soldier
July 8, 1942 (Age 24 years)
Address: On enlistment was living at: Stratford, NSW
Agency: Australian Commonwealth Military Forces
Death July 1, 1945 (Age 27 years)
Cause of death: War wounds
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 7
Text:

Name BLANCH, OLIVER HENRY Service Australian Army Service Number NX127099 (N7949) Date of Birth 25 Mar 1918 Place of Birth WINGHAM, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Jul 1942 Locality on Enlistment STRATFORD, NSW Place of Enlistment GYMPIE, QLD Next of Kin BLANCH, M Date of Death 1 Jul 1945 Rank Sergeant Posting on Death 2/16 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour GLOUCESTER NSW

Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 1 August 1950, page 2
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1901Tinonee, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Amy Elizabeth BLANCH
Birth: about 1902 31 25Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 29, 1984Gloucester, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Olive Rita BLANCH
Birth: April 16, 1904 33 27Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1971Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
sister
Private
sister
Private
himself
Australian Army CrestOliver Henry BLANCH
Birth: March 25, 1918 47 41Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1, 1945Morotai, Borneo
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himself
Australian Army CrestOliver Henry BLANCH
Birth: March 25, 1918 47 41Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1, 1945Morotai, Borneo
wife
Private
son
Private

BirthHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 7
BirthWW2 Nominal Roll
Text:

Name BLANCH, OLIVER HENRY Service Australian Army Service Number NX127099 (N7949) Date of Birth 25 Mar 1918 Place of Birth WINGHAM, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Jul 1942 Locality on Enlistment STRATFORD, NSW Place of Enlistment GYMPIE, QLD Next of Kin BLANCH, M Date of Death 1 Jul 1945 Rank Sergeant Posting on Death 2/16 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour GLOUCESTER NSW

MilitaryWW2 Nominal Roll
DeathHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 7
DeathWW2 Nominal Roll
Text:

Name BLANCH, OLIVER HENRY Service Australian Army Service Number NX127099 (N7949) Date of Birth 25 Mar 1918 Place of Birth WINGHAM, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Jul 1942 Locality on Enlistment STRATFORD, NSW Place of Enlistment GYMPIE, QLD Next of Kin BLANCH, M Date of Death 1 Jul 1945 Rank Sergeant Posting on Death 2/16 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour GLOUCESTER NSW

DeathObituary - Blanch - Isabella
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 1 August 1950, page 2
SourceHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 7
Note: This is a MS Word document of 35 pages and 12,688 words evidencing a lot of work. Mostly it comprises BDM data. No sources are given and there are some errors.