We remember William Rufus Bruce

We remember William Rufus Bruce

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
sibling Mabel Alice Monck Bruce Source:8174335 1882
1884
sibling Clarence John Bruce Source:8174335 1884
1885
sibling Bessie Aurelia Illsley Bruce Source:8174335 1885
1887
sibling John Frederick Bruce Source:8174335 1887
1889
sibling Alice Bruce Source:8174335 1889
1891
sibling Albert Edward Bruce Source:8174335 1891
1894
sibling Esther Melville Train Bruce Source:8174335 1894
1896
birth Albany Western Australia Australia Source:8174335 1896
1899
sibling Servetus Cyril Bruce Source:8174335 11th January 1899
1902
sibling Virginia Bruce Source:8174335 1902
1904
sibling Stanley George Selwyn Bruce Source:8174335 12th August 1904
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 3044 48th Australian Infantry Battalion Source:8174335 14th September 1916
1916
enlistment Blackboy Hill Western Australia Australia Source:8174335 14th September 1916
1916
employment Civil Servant Albany, Western Australia Australia Source:8174335 14th September 1916
1917
dates Age 21 Source:8174335 29th September 1917
1917
death Died of wounds Belgium Source:8174335 29th September 1917
burial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Lissenthoek, Flanders Belgium XXV.B.14 Source:8174335

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Rufus
Initials WR
Last Name Bruce
Source 8174335
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 3044 48th Australian Infantry Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Rufus Bruce father
Alice Amelia Bishpham mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Alice Monck nee Bruce sister 1882
Clarence John Bruce brother 1884
Bessie Aurelia Illsley nee Bruce sister 1885
John Frederick Bruce brother 1887
Alice Bruce sister 1889
Albert Edward Bruce brother 1891
Esther Melville Train nee Bruce sister 1894
Servetus Cyril Bruce brother 11th January 1899
Virginia Bruce sister 1902
Stanley George Selwyn Bruce brother 12th August 1904
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Black
DateHeightSource
1916-09-14 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-09-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia

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Multimedia

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Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Kathy30586
Albany War Memorial Kathy30586

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