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Robert William BRUNTON

Regimental number511
Place of birthScarsdale, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
AddressDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinRobert William Brunton, Buckley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1684 Sapper David Bertram BRUNTON, 15th Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918.
Other details

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

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