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Full Name
Phillip Manu Blake
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Phillip Manu
Surname
Blake
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/808
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
J.T. Blake, Hastings, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Karamu Road, Hastings, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Limerick or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
60
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 18
Biographical Notes
Also known as Phillip Manu Blake. Philip Blake was the son of John Thomas and Eliza Hastings Blake, of Karamu Rd, Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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