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William Oliver BRUCE

Regimental number593
Place of birthKarridale, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 Barnett Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Harry Bruce, 15 Barnett Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3017 Pte Alfred James BRUCE, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death4 September 1940
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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