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Francis Michael BLOOMER

Regimental number3762
Place of birthMinyip, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWheelwright
AddressMinyip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Francis Bloomer, Minyip, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 July 1915 - 22nd Bn, 9th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 22nd Bn, 12 May 1916. Mortally wounded, some time between 27 and 29 July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Date of death29 July 1916
Age at death30
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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