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Francis Arthur BRUCE

Regimental number578
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEmmaville, Deepwater, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Caroline Margaret Bruce, Emmaville via Deepwater, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1916
Age at death40
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah BRUCE; husband of Caroline M. BRUCE, Emmaville, Deepwater, New South Wales

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