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Raoul Frederick Victor BROOMFIELD

Regimental number499
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTallyman
AddressChapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Frederick John Broomfield, 'The Grange', Chapel Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force; discharged on expiration of terms of engagement.
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 9, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 712 Pte Lionel Charles BROOMFIELD, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Chaple Street.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROOMFIELD Raoul Frederick Victor

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