Previous Service – 5th Contingent – BOER WAR.
10/09/1914- Allotted to ” H ” Company 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
02/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Ascanius ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1914- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to Overseas Training Base
02/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsular
05/05/1915- Appointed Lance Corporal Gallipoli
23/05/1915- Promoted Corporal Gallipoli
01/08/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound to Mouth/Lip )
01/08/1915- Admitted 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station Gallipoli
10/08/1915- Evacuated/Admitted 1st Australian General Hospital Heliopolis Egypt then to No. 3 Aux Hospital Heliopolis
21/08/1915- Admitted Australian & New Zealand Convalescent Hospital Helouan Egypt
08/09/1915- Discharged from Hospital to Duty Zeitoun Egypt
01/12/1915- Transferred to Serapeum Egypt List of NCO’s
20/01/1916- Rejoined Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
01/03/1916- Promoted to Sergeant Serapeum Egypt
29/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
05/04/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
22-25/07/1916- Wounded in Action Pozieres France
28/07/1916- Admitted No.1 Canadian Stationary Hospital Etaples France ex 1st Australian Field Ambulance ex 44th Casualty Clearing Station
29/07/1916- Died of Wounds Received in Action France – Died at 1st Canadian Stationary Hospital Etaples France.

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star- Medal No. 4626

British War Medal – No. 3977

Victory Medal – No. 3972

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 306385.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Nannup War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 61.

 

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

3602- BRUCE, Gunner Lindsay Charles – 3rd Field Artillery Brigade – Killed in Action- 23/05/1918.