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David BRILLIANT

Regimental number3784
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMrs Sarah Morris, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Brilliant, Show Grounds, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3784A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Place of burialLe Peuplier Military Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), Caostre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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