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Geoffrey Ballantyne TUNBRIDGE

Regimental number7598
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical student
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Tunbridge, 1411 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a member with the University Rifles.
Enlistment date15 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHill 60, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKemmal Chateau Military Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 26), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in memorial window, St Peter's Anglican Church, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Walter Edward and Jean TUNBRIDGE, 14111 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8007 Sergeant Daryl Ballantyne TUNBRIDGE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919; Captain Walter Ballantyne TUNBRIDGE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 18 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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