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Blakeman John Clay

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  • Service number
    11/2308 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Blakeman John AWMM
  • Surname
    Clay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11/2308 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Grocer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Angus G. Clay (wife), Warren Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11/2308 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Trooper AWMM
    Wellington Mounted Rifles, B Squadron AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Blakeman Clay was the son of Thomas and Ann Clay, of Weston-super-Mare, England; husband of Agnes G. Clay, of 814 Alexandra St., Hastings, Hawke's Bay. Native of Radstock, England. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    43 AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
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  • Not family but connected. This note is left to express my respect for Blakeman's contribution to keeping the world (at least the world I know) free.
    Public - Peter - 18 April 2015

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18 April 2015PeterKapiti Coast, New ZelandOther