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Edgar Roy BRYDEN

Regimental number2036
Date of birth20 February 1889
Place of birthBooleroo, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurray Town, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.2
Height5' 4.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Adam Jeddan Bryden, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date28 June 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia 5 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wound, right leg, hand), Adelaide, 28 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 July 1973
Age at death84
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRYDEN Edgar Roy

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