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Gerald Vivian BONNEY

Regimental number5658
Date of birth1890
Place of birthWirrabarra, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWilcannia, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wetzell, Wilcannia, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularParents: William and Emma BONNEY
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Discharge date21 February 1918 - Keswick Barricks, Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5659 Pte William BONNEY, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 June 1951 - Concord Repat. Hospital, Sydney

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