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Regimental number6059
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Address1 Staines Street, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinP Bertwistle, Staines Street, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3013 Corporal Edwin James BERTWISTLE, 4th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 4 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1973

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