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Leslie Alfred BRUCE

Regimental number3514
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Marathon' Cooper Street, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A E Bruce, Cooper Street, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeaulencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 25), Ligny-Thilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Amy BRUCE, Buffy's Avenue, Thornleigh, Sydney, New South Wales. Born at Strathfield
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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