|Place of birth||Swanpool, Victoria|
|Address||Swanpool, via Benalla, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Matthew Branigan, Swanpool, via Benalla, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France 22 November 1916; sick, to hospital, 11 December 1916; rejoined unit 23 February 1917.
Wounded in Action 28 May 1917; invalided to England from 13th General Hospital, France, 1 June 1917; admitted to 4th London General Hospital, Denmark Hill, 6 June 1917 (gun shot wound to back).
Returned to Australia per 'Dunluce Castle', discharged due to dorsal spine paraplegia.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Moorngag Cemetery|