The AIF Project

James Henry BRYANT

Regimental number1301
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
SchoolParkesborough Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressParkesborough, Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMrs E J Bryant, Parkesborough, Parkes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at the landing, Gallipoli.
FateKilled in Action 7-12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 August 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eliza Jane and the late Benjamin BRYANT, Moling Road, Parkes, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Admitted to HS 'Mashoubra', 25-3- April 1915 (septic knee); transferred to 2nd General Hospital, Cairo, 8 May 1915; to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 15 June 1915; to Base Details, Zeitoun, 19 June 1915; rejoined Bn at Gallipoli, 30 July 1915.

Reported missing in action, 7-12 August 1915.

Fate confirmed as killed in action by Court of Enquiry held in the field, France, 5 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRYANT James Henry

Print format    

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