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Rupert BRUNNING

Regimental number55108
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical student
AddressBrighton Road, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H J Brunning, Brighton Road, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceMU Rifles
Enlistment date8 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2568 Company Quartermaster Sergeant Percy John BRUNNING, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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