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Harold Mervyn BRUCE

Regimental number752
Date of birth--/03/1895
Place of birthMagill, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
Address92 Magill Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Bruce, 92 Magill Road, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Discharge date21 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4079 Driver Randolph Roy BRUCE, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded, Pozieres, 4 August 1916; invalided to Annex V.A.D. Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, England; recovered and returned to duty, January 1917. Arrived back in Australia, 22 May 1919.
Miscellaneous detailsName given in 'SA Book of War Families' as Thorold BRUCE.

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