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Tyson Kenneth BRAMICH

Regimental number2722
Place of birthPenguin, Tasmania
SchoolState Schools, Penguin and Mt Hicks, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMyalla, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R B Bramich, Myalla, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil (lived in an exempt area under the Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 21 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1917
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Age at death21.9
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 6), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard Harrison and Alice BRAMICH, Myalla, Tasmania. Native of West Pine, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3177 Corporal Alden Bernard BRAMICH, 47th Bn, killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium,12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Middle East, Western Front

Embarked from Alexandria for Gallipoli, 18 October 1915; joined 15th Bn at Lemnos, 23 October 1915. Admitted to No. 3 General Hospital, Lemnos, 25 October 1915 (influenza); transferred to No. 3 Australian General Hospital, Alexandria, 15 December 1915 (enteric fever); to No. 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 24 January 1916. Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Nestor', 9 February 1916, for 3 months' change.

Re-embarked from Hobart, 8 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 30 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; taken on strength, 28th Bn, 27 November 1916.

Transferred to 47th Bn, 17 December 1916. Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 25 February 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); rejoined unit, 7 March 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal , Belgium, 19 June 1917.

Killed in action,Belgium, 19 August 1917. Buried Derry House Cemetery No. 2, 1 mile North East of Messines.

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

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