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Mervyn Wilfred BUNTING

Regimental number4352
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHampstead Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Anthony Bunting, Hampstead Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'Work near Polygon Wood on 20 September 1917.'
Not awarded.

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1058 Pte Victor Courtenay BUNTING, 4th Squadron Royal Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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