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William John Henry BRADNEY

Regimental number1716
Place of birthKhancoban New South Wales
SchoolPrivate tuition
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressCorryong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Bradney, Corryong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death8 June 1917
Age at death21
Place of burialTrois-Arbres-Cemetery (Plot I, Row S, Grave No. 4), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie BRADNEY, Tintaldra, Victoria. Native of Khancoban, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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