George Brunton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4811
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Hood Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 08.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.E.14.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address:
  • Occupation: City Engineers Office, Dundee Corporation
  • Mother:

    Mary Fraser Brunton, 40 Dallfield Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Brunton, 40 Dallfield Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about George Brunton

George Brunton   CZ/4811   Hood Bn Royal Naval Division

Intimation has been received that Able Seaman George Brunton, R.N.D., youngest son of Mr William Brunton, 40 Dallfield Terrace, has died of wounds.  Deceased enlisted in May, 1915, and after serving in Gallipoli he was invalided home suffering from dysentery.  In 1916 he went to France, and in November of that year he was wounded.  After a period as an instructor in this country he returned to France in February last.  Prior to enlisting A,B, Brunton was in the service of Dundee Corporation in the City Engineer’s office.

Dundee Courier 14th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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