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Regimental number1201
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolCooerwull Academy
Other trainingUniversity of Sydney
OccupationMining engineer
AddressHopetoun Avenue, Watson's Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J McBryde, Hopetoun Avenue, Watson's Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSydney University Scouts 4 years Signalling Sergeant 2 years.
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 2 August and 10 October 1916"

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was mentioned in dispatches.
FateKilled in Action 13 September 1916
Age at death31.9
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret McBryde, "Stranraer", Hopetown Avenue, Vaucluse, New South Wales. Native of Mackay, Queensland

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