Name Sidney Walter Colin Blake, 1897 - 1917BiographyDate of Birth: 27 September 1897, Brisbane (Qld.)
Date of Death: 28 February 1917, Contalmaison, France
Buried: 28 February 1917, Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery, Picardie, France
Sidney Walter Colin was the first son of Sidney George Blake and Eliza Matilda Britten who farmed at D'Aguilar, Queensland during the early 1900's. He was single, working as a labourer and living in D'Aguilar when he enlisted in March 1916. Sidney died from gas poisoning at 5th Ambulance Field Ambulance and was buried the same day. He was 19 years old.Birth date27 September 1897Death date28 February 1917
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