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David Edward PLUNKETT

Regimental number2968
Date of birth11 November 1896
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide Public School, South Australia, Broken Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressEastwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Plunkett, Elizabeth Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Evacuation Station
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 169 Pte Herbert PLUNKETT, 2nd Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, Pozieres, France, 7 August 1916.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France

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