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Eric James Garfield MUNRO

Regimental number12305
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolThomas Street State School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
AddressGrange Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A C Munro, Grange Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 11th A.I.R. for 3 months.
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was killed in an air raid.
FateKilled 16 February 1918
Place of death or woundingWoolwich, England
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 13), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie MUNRO, Grange Street, Claremont, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1111 Pte Norman Alexander MUNRO, 28th Bn, killed in action, 16 December 1915; 1876 Sergeant Roy Campbell MUNRO, killed in action 26 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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