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Regimental number1339
Place of birthChilders, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolState School, Childers, Victoria
AddressThorpdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Bromfield, Thorpdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded and captured; died in hospital, Interlaken, Switzerland.
FateDied of disease 7 November 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialVavey (St. Martin's) Cemetery (Grave No. 38), Switzerland, Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and pauline BROMFIELD, 17 Eagle Alley, Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne,
Family/military connectionsBrother: 763 Percy Morrison BROMFIELD, 29th Bn, returned to Australia.

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