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Archibald Bayman BRAY

Regimental number3461
Date of birth12 April 1891
Place of birthHolsworthy, Devonshire, England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 7.25"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Bray, Bridge Rule, Village, Devonshire, England
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Imperial Yeomanry, England; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth.
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3461A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Bayman spelt Dayman
Discharge date20 February 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: asthma and trench feet), Adelaide, 20 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 May 1953
Age at death62
Place of burialJamestown Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRAY Archibald Bayman

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