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Joseph Thomas BRUMBY

Regimental number1870
Place of birthCrookwell New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLittlefield, Crookwell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Brumby, Littlefield, Crookwell, New South Wales
Previous military service43rd Infantry
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 January 1916 - 35th Bn, 3rd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 35th Bn, 23 September 1916. Wounded, Messines sector, Belgium, 7 May 1917. Appointed Lance Corporal, 11 September 1917. Mortally wounded, 12 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Place of burialBradhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 15), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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