BLANDFORD Ernest Henry

BornHuntly, 1877
Service Number1438
Final RankPrivate
Last Unit5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Date of Death12/Jun/1901
Place of Burial or MemorialMiddelburg Old Municipal Cemetery
CountrySth Africa

KIA at Wilmansrust in the eastern Transvaal. His brother Charles Walter BLANDFORD also served, returned to Australia and later enlisted in WW1. He died on 12 December 1916 while serving with the 59th Battalion. Another brother Thomas BLANDFORD also served in WW1 and died on 9 May 1917 while serving with the 57th Battalion.