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William Alphonsus BRANLEY

Regimental number3625
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolSt Joseph's Convent (Catholic) School, Devonport, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrass moulder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Ouse, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5053 John Mulkeedis BRANLEY, 12th Bn, killed in action, France, 10 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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