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Ernest Richard BRINSON

Regimental number3280
Place of birthFrome, Somerset, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationPrinter
AddressMcKenzie Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27.10
Height5' 4"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V A M Brinson, McKenzie Street, Church Lands Estate, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of burialMorchies Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BRINSON; occupation incorrectly entered as Painter.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRINSON Ernest Richard

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