|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Grafton, New South Wales|
|True Name||Horatio Ernest|
|School||Grafton Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||West Kempsey, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, John Braham, West Kempsey, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/16/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Light Horse Regiment|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30474 (12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Name given on Roll of Honour Circular, Horatio Ernest BRAHAM.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||Egypt|
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||Port Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave 14), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Christina BRAHAM|
Distinguished Conduct Medal
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher bearer. He rendered exceptionally valuable service in bringing in wounded men from positions exposed to heavy shell, machine gun, and rifle fire with an absolute disregard to his own safety.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Rejoined 11th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 22 February 1916.
Posted to 'A' Squadron, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 9 March 1916.
Marched into Central Training and General Base Depot from Cairo Town Picket, 26 April 1916.
Marched out to Serapeum, 26 April 1916.
Found guilty, Abasan el Kebir, 19 May 1917, of being absent from 1800 hours parade: award, severely reprimanded.
To Rest Camp, Port Said, 27 August 1917; rejoined unit, 7 September 1917.
Mentioned in Dispatches of General Murray, 28 June 1917.
Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, 23 October 1917.
Evacuated to hospital, 17 February 1918; admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 1 March 1918 (stomatis, and gingervitis); transferred to Rest Camp, Port Said, 8 April 1918; discharged, 24 April 1918, and marched in 4th Training Regiment, Moascar, the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 1 May 1918; rejoined 11th Light Horse Regiment, 7 May 1918.
Found guilty, 5 September 1918, of being absent without leave from 1500 hours, 4 September 1918, until 2400 hours, 4 September 1918: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeits 1 day's pay by Royal Warrant.
Evacuated to hospital, 8 October 1918; admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 14 October 1918 (malaria, dangerously ill).
Died, 21 October 1918 (pneumonia).
Buried by Chaplain S. Swain, Port Said Military Cemetery, no date stated.Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRAHAM Horace|