Roy Henry BRUCE

Regimental number2787
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
SchoolLismore Public School, New South Wales
AddressBorringbar, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs C M Bruce, 30 Hardy Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in Despatches.
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Date of death23 August 1918
Age at death27.10
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 19), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kelso, Bathurst, New South Wales. Parents: Henry and Caroline BRUCE, Ingleburn, New South Wales. Born at Kelso, New South Wales
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal