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Charles James BRUCE

Regimental number6472
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
SchoolPrimary Public School, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
AddressMorgan Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Bruce, Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Charles James Gordon BRUCE.
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death21 September 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLIV, Row F, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane BRUCE, Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1011 Corporal John Ernest Alexander BRUCE, 24th Bn, killed in action, Walencourt, Somme sector, France, 25 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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