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Regimental number52808
Date of birth11 September 1894
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressClyde via Cranbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Antonio Brunet, Clyde via Cranbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1917
Place of enlistmentDandenong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 10 June 1918; disembarked Suez, 17 July 1918.

Marched out to Mobile Repair Unit, Moascar, 19 August 1918.

Allotted to Australian Army Service Corps Motor Transport Section, 2 October 1918, and appointed Motor Transport Driver.

Marched in to Desert Mounted Corps Signals, 12 February 1919.

Marched in to AIF Headquarters, Cairo, 15 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRUNET Harry

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