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Edward BRAMLEY

Regimental number3560
Place of birthDerby, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Bramley, Little Eaton, Derby, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 November 1916
Place of enlistmentCasino, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date27 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917, and marched in to 1st Pioneer Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 23 January 1918; taken on strength, 1st Pioneer Bn, in the field, 29 January 1918.

Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 24 November 1918 (abrasions); transferred to Ambulance Train No 3, 26 November 1918, and admitted to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 27 November 1918; transferred to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 28 November 1918; discharged to Base Depot, Havre; rejoined unit, in the field, 25 December 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 14 January 1919.

Married Ruth HOLT, spinster, aged 24, The Register Office, Derby, 9 June 1919.

Found guilty, 10 July 1919, of being absent without leave from 0900, 12 June, to 1800, 4 July, 1919: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 51 days' pay.

Proceeded on indefinite leave awaiting family ship, 1 August 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 27 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRAMLEY Edward

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