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Lyster BRUTON

Regimental number528
Place of birthDrouin, Victoria
SchoolLongwarry State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address19 Little Lennox Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Bruton, Longwarry, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll413
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 27 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 6), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Allan and Emma BRUTON, Longwarry, Victoria

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