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Walter James BUSST

Regimental number20119
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBuffalo River South, Myrtleford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E H Busst, Buffalo River South, Myrtleford, Victoria
Previous military service16th A L H
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2822 Corporal Thomas Edward BUSST MM, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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