|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o E S Wigg and Son Ltd., Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Vera Iolene Bruce, 200 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in 'D' Company, Western Australian Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked, Fremantle, 29 June 1917; promoted to Lance Sergeant, at sea, 4 August 1917; disembarked, Plymouth, England, 25 August 1917; marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 26 August 1917; reverted to the ranks, 26 August 1917; appointed acting Corporal, 8 September 1917; on command at Brill Course, Jellalabad Barracks, 1 October 1917; proceeding overseas to France via Southampton, 30 January 1918; reverts to the ranks on proceeding overseas, 30 January 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Havre, France, 31 January 1918; proceeded to join unit, 3 February 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station (conjunctivitis), 5 February 1918; to 4th Army Operation Centre, 9 February 1918; still a patient, 2 March 1918; discharged to duty, 10 March 1918; taken on strength of 51st Bn, in the field, 12 March 1918.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance (scabies), 23 July 1918; discharged to duty, 3 August 1918; rejoined unit, 3 August 1918.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance (boils), 21 August 1918; transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 24 August 1918; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 25 August 1918; to England, 13 September 1918; admitted to War Hospital, Chester, England, 14 September 1918; discharged, 4 December 1918, and granted furlough to report to Sutton Veny Command Depot on, 18 December 1918; attached for duty with AQMG, London, 19 December 1918; transferred to Australian Headquarters, London, as a guard, 24 December 1918; attached for duty with Australian Headquarters, 30 December 1918; granted leave, 5 May 1919, to report to Sutton Veny Command Depot; marched into Sutton Veny Command Depot from furlough, 9 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged, Perth, 7 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRUCE Alexander Havelock|