|Place of birth||Marburg, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Carl Heirich Bruno Wruck, Milmoe, via Mundubbera, Gayndah Line, Queensland|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/7/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 28 July 1917.
Transfererd to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 11 August 1917, and taken on strength, 13 August 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Jaffa, 1 December 1917; transferred to 43rd Stationary Hospital, 4 December 1917; to 44th Stationary Hospital, 7 December 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 7 December 1917 (rectal abscess); to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, 9 January 1918; discharged to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 29 January 1918; rejoined 2nd Light Horse Regiment, in the field, 24 February 1918.
Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1 July 1918 (malaria); transferred to Anzac Recovery Station, 1 July 1918; to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 July 1918; to 36th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 5 July 1918; to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 8 July 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 8 July 1918; to Rest Camp, Port Said, 31 July 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 7 August 1918; rejoined 2nd Light Horse Regiment, in the field, 12 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, to disembark Brisbane; discharged, 29 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Ernest Wilhelm Julius WRUCK; next of kin address incorrectly recorded as Mundubbuna.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WRUCK Ernst Wilhelm Julius|