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William John BRADY

Regimental number1159
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Samuel Brady, 22 Willoughby Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Light Horse Regiment, Dungog, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Discharge date22 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Reported to unit, Gallipoli, 25 October 1915.

Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 17 November 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 17 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Proceeded to join Western Frontier Force, 14 January 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Sohag, 9 April 1916 (caries of teeth); discharged to duty, 13 April 1916.

Admitted to 1st General Hospital, Port Said, 19 June 1916 (otitis media); transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Seang Choon', 17 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit: deafness), Sydney, 22 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRADY William John

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