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Norman McLeod BETHUNE

Regimental number341
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolToorak Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSwan Hill
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Bethune, 'Avondale', Westbury Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Robert Douglas and Sibella Maria BETHUNE. Native of Ouse, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 234 Cpl Alexander Douglas BETHUNE, 8th Light Horse, killed in action, Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915.

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