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James Edward BRAYBON

Regimental number2491
Date of birth14 August 1897
Place of birthViolet Town, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressRutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Braybon, 'Kingarra', Howlong Road, Rutherglen, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in 16th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 August 1917
Place of enlistmentWangaratta, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 20 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1989
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRAYBON James Edward

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