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Arthur Noel (Boy) Blayney (1898–1917)

BLAYNEY-Officially notified killed in action, 26th September, 1917, at Polygon Wood, (previously reported missing), Arthur Noel Russelle Blayney, (Boy), loved only son of Oliver and Blanche Maude Blayney, aged 19 years and 4 months.

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'Blayney, Arthur Noel (Boy) (1898–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 29 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


21 May, 1898
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


26 September, 1917 (aged 19)
Polygon Wood, Belgium

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service