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Astley James BROMFIELD

Regimental number3025
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Astley Bromfield, Atherton, Queensland
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7199 Pte Jack Mawdsley BROMFIELD, 15th Bn, killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as Q55194, Lieutenant, 15th Garrison Bn: enlisted, 14 April 1942; discharged, 10 December 1943.
Date of death25 August 1985
Place of burialBelgian Gardens Cemetery, Townsville, Queensland

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