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Albert Arthur BONSER

Regimental number1787
Place of birthBrankholm, Tasmania
SchoolBranxholm State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressGlengarry, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Bonser, Glengarry, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 November 1918
Date of death5 November 1918
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 4), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louisa BONSER; husband of Gladys BONSER, 201 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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