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Rae BROADBENT

Regimental number31395
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBridgewater-on-Loddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, T Broadbent, 9 Milton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3034 Pte Wilson Lyle BROADBENT, ......., returned to Australia, 5 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1965

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