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Clive John Thorn BUNBURY

Regimental number5423
Place of birthCressington, England
SchoolPrivate School, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBallendalla, via Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T A Bunbury, Ballendalla, via Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrandfather served as a Captain in the Queen's Own (50th) West Kent Regiment, British Army. Cousins: Colonel BUNBURY, CB, DSO, Provost Marshal in Paris, 1914; Major GG TAVEY, 17th Leinster Regiment, former Chief Constable of Leeds, and DAQMG on staff, Dublin, during the war.
FateDied of wounds 14 January 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialIrish House Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 1), Kemmel, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Rochester Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Thomas and Laura BUNBURY (d. 24 September 1918; bu. Rochester), 6 Vauclause Street, Brighton, North Victoria. Born in England

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