|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Jane Brannigan, 116 Tennent Street, Belfast, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/58/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||41st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane on 'Beenah', 21 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 10 January 1917, and marched into 11th Training Bn; attached as Instructor to the SC Signals School, Weymouth, 26 April 1917; moved out to unit fom detachment, 9 June 1917; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 5 November 1917. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 4 December 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 5 December 1917; moved out to field, 8 December 1917; taken on strength of 41st Bn.
Admitted to 11th Australian Stationary Hospital, 8 March 1918 (scabies); discharged to duty, 19 March 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 20 March 1918. Admitted to 11th Australian Stationary Hospital, 22 March 1918, and transferred to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Wisques (boils); to Ambulance Train '36', 14 April 1918, and admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples; transferred to 25th General Hospital, 16 April 1918. Embarked Etaples on HS 'Jan Breydel' and proceeded to England, 23 April 1918; admitted to City of London Military Hospital, Clapton, 23 April 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 20 May 1918; discharged on furlough, 23 May 1918. Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 June 1918 (classified B1a3); marched into Longbridge Overseas Training Brigade, Deverill, 27 June 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 26 July 1918; on command to school of instruction, Boyton, 21 October 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, 26 October 1918.
Proceeded to France through Southampton, 30 October 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 31 October 1918; moved out to field, 2 November 1918; taken on strength of 44th Bn, 3 November 1918. Transferred to 41st Bn and taken on strength, 18 November 1918; moved out to Australian General Base Depot, 27 February 1919. Proceeded to England for non-military employment, 5 March 1919; marched into Australian Army Supply Corps Training Depot, 6 March 1919; moved out to Reporting and Demobilisation Depot, London, 10 March 1919; taken on strength of Australian Imperial Force headquarters, London, 19 March 1919; granted leave with pay to attend British School of Telegraphy, 20 March 1919; granted extension to leave, 19 June 1919; reported to depot, 10 July 1919; detained for duty at Tilbury, 15 July 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on 'Argyllshire', 2 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 22 September 1919. Discharged Brisbane, 8 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRANNIGAN Henry|