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James BREMNER

Regimental number295
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBoiler maker
Address111 Victoria Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Andrew Bremner, 111 Victoria Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'Corporal BREMNER was Signal Corporal in charge of forward communications of S.O.S. group machine guns in the YPRES attacks. The excellent communication maintained almost uninterruptedly was due almost entirely to Corporal BREMNER's personal gallantry, efficiency and absolute devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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