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James Joseph BRANDT

Regimental number17294
Place of birthEast Maitland New South Wales
SchoolCrown St Public School, Arncliffe, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumbers apprentice
AddressArncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T E Brandt, 'Morpeth', Queen Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Cadets (Compulsory Military Service scheme).
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 24), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Edward and Mary BRANDT, "Morpeth", Station Street, Arncliffe, Native of East Maitland, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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