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James Bristock BRIGDEN

Regimental number3193
Place of birthMaldon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJournalist
AddressUnion Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, James Brigden, Union Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAfter the war won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3774 David Lewis BRIGDEN, 21st Bn, killed in action, Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, 26 August 1916.

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