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Charles John BRUCE

Regimental number592
Place of birthFoster, Victoria
SchoolSt Augusta's Orphanage, Yarram (?), Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAlfred Bruce, Bundynbumbla Station, Wanganella, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Rebecca Mary BRUCE. Native of Hodgkinson, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Francis BRUCE, died in camp, Qld; 6800 Cpl Alfred John BRUCE, 1st Bn, Mentioned in Despatches, returned to Australia.

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