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Arthur Norman BRUNTON

Regimental number7201
Place of birthKillarney Queensland
SchoolState School, Killarney, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKillarney, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Brunton, South Killarney, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25.9
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Killarney General Cemetery, Queensland. Parents: Robert (d. 8 April 1926, aged 68; bu. Killarney Cemetery) and Margaret Jane (d. 11 June 1943, aged 86; bu. Killarney Cemetery) BRUNTON, Rainbow Street, Sandgate, Queensland. Native of Killarney, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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