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Regimental number85
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolHotspur State School No 1260, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBalldale via Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Herbert Brindley, Balldale via Corowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Hotspur State School No 1260 Honor Roll, Victoria. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 84 Sergeant Hugh McDermott BRINDLEY, 37th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917; 36867 Gunner John Herbert BRINDLEY, 4th Division Ammunition Column, killed in action, 24 September 1918; 84 Sergeant Hugh McDermott BRINDLEY, 37 Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1969

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