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Oswald BRUCE

Regimental number1916
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Port Pirie West, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Pirie West, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Bruce, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, 1916.
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death24.9
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsCousin: Clive CHASE, died of wounds, 11 March 1917.

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