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Herbert Spencer TRURAN

Regimental number488
Date of birth1889
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
Address160 Forrest Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs S K Truran, 160 Forrest Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4016 Private Basil Claude TRURAN, 4th Divisional Sanitary Company, returned to Australia, 7 May 1919; 3607 Sapper Victor Stanley TRURAN, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia 23 July 1919; 2713 William Howard TRURAN, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 5 February 1919. Brother-in-law: 4247 Private Clement Hillman TRURAN, 53rd Battalion, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1972
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery, Western Australia

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