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Peter BRUNTON

Regimental number3265
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGoods porter
AddressSeven Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Joseph Brunton, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date15 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6956 Pte Joseph Edward BRUNTON, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 1881 Pte William BRUNTON, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 10 January 1918.
Other details

War Service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 15 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 November 1963
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRUNTON Peter

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