|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||St Malo, Normandy, France|
|Address||Station Street, East Guildford, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Clara Maud Briand, Terrace Road, East Guildford, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (but had served in the French Navy; deserted)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Helena Vale, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Corporal|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||241|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 62
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 4 March 1917, on charge of absenting himself without leave from 6 pm, 14 February, until arrested at 12.30 on 17 February 1917: awarded 90 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 108 days' pay.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 19 March 1917, on charges of (1) when in arrest, escaping; (2) when on Active Service being absent without leave from 1500, 6 March, until 1600, 11 March 1917 (6 days): found 'Guilty', and senteced to 2 years' imprisonment with hard labour, and forfeiture of a total of 2 years 13 days' pay.
Sentence commuted to 18 months' imprisonment with hard labour, 14 April 1917, and unexpired portion remitted.
Reported missing in action, 11 April 1917; subsequently confirmed as prisoner of war in Germany.
Transferred to Holland, and arrived, 13 January 1918; arrived England, 20 January 1918.
Admitted to 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, 20 January 1918 (gun shot wound, right leg: severe); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 28 January 1918; discharged on furlough, 19 February 1918, to report to Headquarters, 5 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 8 August 1918; discharged (wounded), Perth, 6 September 1918.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See other entry for first period of service.|
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Geraldton Cemetery, Western Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRIAND Leon Louis Jean|