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William Herbert BROMFIELD

Regimental number15
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
SchoolMr Beggs Private School, Corowa, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHowlong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Herbert Bromfield, Howlong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 46), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Frances BROMFIELD, 'Arundel', Howlong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 38479 Gunner Owen Davenport BROMFIELD, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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