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William Nichol BRYDEN

Regimental number4389
Date of birth11 November 1896
Place of birthMurray Town, South Australia
OccupationShop assistant
AddressWaikerie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.2
Height5' 3.75"
Weight117 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Bryden, Murray Town, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 18 months on Tintinara Rifle Club; exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll67th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date9 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), Adelaide, 9 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 August 1976
Age at death79
Place of burialEnfield Memorial Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRYDEN William Nichol

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