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Albert Russell BLOOMFIELD

Regimental number3629
Place of birthNew Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNew Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, D Bloomfield, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Date of death8 February 1941
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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