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William John Stuart BROOMFIELD

Regimental number614
Place of birthMount Albin, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
Other trainingStockman
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
AddressDuchess via Cloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr Wm Broomfield, Pine Creek via Port Darwin, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B., Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willian and his wife Agnes STEWART, Broome, Western Australia. Born at Queensland
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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