Born 19/2/1894 Sydney, NSW. Mention in Despatches 27/8/1917 and 9/3/1917. Brother of Captain Eric Phillip Blaski RAMC who won Military Cross in Palestine. The story of Captain Roy Blashki's death and heroism in August 1917 is well-told in the words of a military comrade, Lieutenant B Lewis, who witnessed both first-hand when the young man was killed in action near Ypres, on 3 August 1917. Captain Blashki's nephew Andrew Samuel has provided this transcript of the account, written to the fallen soldier's parents, and published in the Hebrew Standard.