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Randolph Roy BRUCE

Regimental number4079
Date of birth1 December 1897
Place of birthMaylands, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School and Norwood High School; Stott's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationJunior clerk
Address92 Magill Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amma Susannah Bruce, 92 Magill Road, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photograph: Peter Dennis
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date9 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 752 Lance Corporal Harold Mervyn BRUCE, 27th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 9 September 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 December 1957
Age at death60
Place of burialSt Jude's Church of England Cemetery, Brighton, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRUCE Randolph Roy

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