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Eric Philip Blashki

Born:
19 Heshvan 5652 (20 November 1891)
Died:
5 Iyyar 5733 (07 May 1973)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BLA5100
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
19 Heshvan 5652 (20 November 1891)
Place of birth:
Sydney

Death

Date of death:
5 Iyyar 5733 (07 May 1973)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Sydney
Burial place:
Macquarie Park Cemetery, Sydney NSW

Places

Addresses

Family home:
5 Challis Avenue, Potts Point Sydney (1905)

Schools

Name:
Sydney Grammar School
Name:
Sydney University
Name:
Sydney University
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Military Cross Citation, 1918

“ For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He went forward during an engagement and established a dressing station in an advance position. He remained at his post under heavy shelling and collected the wounded from an area swept by machine gun fire. He showed the greatest He showed the greatest Courage and resource".

Kitchener

One of Kitchener's 100 Doctors from Australia

Family

Spouse

Olive Gordon (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Blashki
Place of marriage:
Sydney 1919
Country of marriage:
Australia

Siblings

Viva Blashki (female)

Parents

Father: Aaron Blashki (male)
Mother: Minnie Waxman (female)

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Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1914
Date discharged/death:
1919
Rank at discharge/death:
Captain
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion/unit:
52nd Field Ambulance
Posting:
France
Salonika
Palestine
Campaigns:
Allenby's entry to Palestine
Medals:
Military Cross

Roll of Honour

BLASHKI

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Medicine
Position:
Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
Organisation:
Royal Northshore Hospital, New South Wales

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