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Walter George BRUCE

Regimental number2532
SchoolPublic School, Parkside, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
Address21 Vincent Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs Esther Wells, 21 Vincent Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 1), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BRUCE. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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