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Cecil Gordon BREADNER

Regimental number1326
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolCheetham Central School, Manchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressChatham, Manchester, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Chas Gibson Breadner, Chatham, Manchester, England
Enlistment date19 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBU
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of disease 19 April 1916
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Kate BREADNER, 4 Carlton Drive, Park Road, Manchester, England

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