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Ernest Wood BRADY

Regimental number2105
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolState School, Highgate Hill, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Edward Foster Brady, Parkeville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Dernancourt, France.
FateDied of wounds 3 March 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme sector, France
Date of death3 March 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Ellen Adelaide BRADY, 116 Grosvenor Road, North Perth, Western Australia. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 709 Edgar Vernon BRADY, 10th Light Horse, killed in action, Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915; four other brothers served in the AIF.

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