The AIF Project


Regimental number1768
Place of birthBreaston, Derbyshire
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Plackett, Vale Street, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIX, Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Ida BRUNCKHURST (formerly PLACKETT), Mary Street, Rosalie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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