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Albert Arthur DRUCE

Regimental number3139
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBaan Baa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Robert Druce, Daan Baa PO, Baan Baa, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 December 1916
Place of burialWoltemade Cemetery (Cem. 4 Block 1, 103B), Cape Town, South Africa.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town Baan Baa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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