|Place of birth||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. A.J. Bryson, Auburn Street, Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 43rd (Werriwa) Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Machine Gun Squadron|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 10131 Driver Stanley Farquhar Arnott BRYSON, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.
Admitted to 26th Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac Cove, 18 July 1915 (influenza); transferred same day to HS 'Clacton'; returned to duty, 30 July 1915.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 20 September 1915 (diarrhoea and debility); transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and then to HS 'Guildford Castle'; admitted to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 25 September 1915; transferred to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 1 October 1915 (debility and nerve shock); to Luxor Convalescent Depot, 24 November 1915; discharged, 21 December 1915.
Reverted to the ranks at own request, 17 January 1916.
Found guilty, 16 October 1916, of being absent without leave from 8 am parade, 15 October: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Hassaniya, 1 February 1917.
Appointed Signaller Corporal, 1 February 1917.
Admitted to Rest Camp, El Marakeb, 17 May 1917 (septic sores, hand); transferred to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Deir el Belah, 25 May 1917; to 54th Caualty Clearing Station, 25 May 1917 (ulcer, hands); to Hospital Train, 26 May 1917, and admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish (gastritis); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, 29 May 1917 (gastritis)l to Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 9 June 1917 (diarrhoea); taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 27 June 1917.
Rejoined 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, 20 July 1917.
Detached to Cadet School, Zeitoun, 29 July 1918; appointed Cadet, 1 August 1918.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 1 January 1919 (commssion to date from 8 January 1919 for the purposes of pay).
Promoted Lieutenant, 2 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 August 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 29 October 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRYSON Leslie Arthur|