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Douglas Blewitt BRUMLEY

Regimental number2297
Place of birthMortlake, Victoria
SchoolState School, Springfield, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSpringfield via Lismore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W C Brumley, Springfield via Lismore, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 15th Light Horse, Kilmore District, Victoria.
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, GraveNo. 6), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Dorcas BRUMLEY, Kilcunda, Victoria. Native of Mortlake, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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