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Regimental number3464
Date of birth7 September 1892
Place of birthHolme, Westmorland, England
AddressOxley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret E Brinnand, Rock Cottages, Halm, Westmoreland, Cornforth, England
Enlistment date23 August 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 27 September 1917
Discharge date20 December 1917 (medically unfit)
Other detailsCame to Australia as an assisted immigrant of the Victorian Government approx. 1913 on board Tyser Line, SS Makarini at the age of 21. Received a bullet to the lung during active service and it was still there at the time of his death. Died at Kenmore Repatriation Hospital, Moggill Road, Kenmore, Brisbane.
Date of death19 October 1978
Age at death86

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