James Thomas BLACKLOCK #Depot Battalion

Indigenous Australian, James Thomas BLACKLOCK, Depot Battalion.

Despite passing the initial stages of enlistment, James Blacklock was never given the opportunity to serve for his country; he was discharged as 'medically unfit' two weeks later, his papers noted that he had spent some time in a psychiatric hospital in Goulburn.

James Blacklock married Eva Lillian Dobson in 1922 and moved to Redfern with his family where he resided until his death in 1962.

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