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Watson Henderson BRADDISH

Regimental number2577
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
Address11 Staff Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James A Braddish, 11 Staff Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 280 Pte Albert James BRADDISH, 1st Machine Gun Bn, died of disease, 4 July 1919; Cousins: 788 Pte Vernon HOLLAND, 7th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915; 544 Sergeant George HOLLAND MM, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, date unclear; 131 Pte Roy BURRELL MM, 31st Bn, died of disease, 30 April 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death31 July 1977

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