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Bruce HART

Regimental number2172
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolBondi Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationSawmill labourer
AddressNana Glen via South Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Edward Thomas Hart, Nana Glen via South Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName Given on RoHc is Harold Bruce Hart
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Agnes HART, Yandina, Queensland. Native of Glebe, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsSgt. W.E. Hart No. 2471, 2nd Light Horse. 5 years service mentioned in despatches.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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