Heathcote B

Bruce Hethcote

Service Record

Regimental number-6765

Religion-Presbyterian

Occupation-Wheelwright

Address-Culcairn, New South Wales

Marital status-Single

Age at embarkation-19

Next of kin-Father, T Heathcote, Culcairn, New South Wales

Enlistment date-19 July 1916

Rank on enlistment-Private

Unit name-8th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement

AWM Embarkation Roll number-23/25/5

Embarkation details-Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on17 November 1916

Rank from Nominal Roll-Private

Unit from Nominal Roll-23rd Battalion

Fate-Returned to Australia 8 April 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers-734 Corporal Albert Wallace HEATHCOTE, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 6766 Pte Cyril HEATHCOTE, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 8 October 1917- 553 Pte Thomas HEATHCOTE, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 February 1915.

Other details

War service- Western Front


Medals- British War Medal, Victory Medal

Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.