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Regimental number1386
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist assistant
AddressUpper Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Bryce, Upper Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service23rd Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Clearing Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12, 27 January 1916.

FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, severe). Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 23 June 1915 (amputation, left arm); transferred to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 30 June 1915; invalided to England, 4 July 1915.

Commenced return to Australioa from Portland on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; discharged, 19 July 1916 MSBV

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