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Pvt Norman Leslie Brumm

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Pvt Norman Leslie Brumm

  • Birth 1897 New South Wales, Australia
  • Death 19 Jul 1916 Fleurbaix, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
  • Burial Fromelles, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
  • Plot I. B. 5.
  • Memorial ID 56348610

Private, 29th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Killed in action on July 19, 1916 in Fleurbaix, Pas-de,Calais, France during the Attack of Fromelles.

Son of Michael and Mary Ogilive Brumm, of Macauley St., Albury, New South Wales. He was a pottery hand prior to joining the army on 9 November 1915; he departed from Melbourne aboard the HMAT Ascanius on 20 November, 1915.

After the war, his body could not be found, though he was commemorated on the VC Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles.

In 2008 the mass grave containing 250 British and Australian soldiers, including Pvt. Brumm, was discovered in nearby Pheasant Wood. Scientific testing eventually identified Pvt. Brumm's remains, along with those of 96 others.


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  • Maintained by: Erin
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56348610
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Norman Leslie Brumm (1897–19 Jul 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56348610, citing Fromelles Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery, Fromelles, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by Erin (contributor 46599159) .