The AIF Project


Regimental number2636
Place of birthShoreham, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation49.11
Height5' 2"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinMrs Emma shepherd, 23 Cavendish Street, Highgate Hill, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 30 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 May 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 21 June 1917.

Marched out to England, 6 April 1919, for return to Australia.

Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 11 April 1919 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to Base Depot, 18 April 1919.

Marched in to No 4 Group, Hurdcott, from France, 2 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 15 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRYANT Thomas

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.