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Lynton Edward BRISSENDEN

Regimental number2519
Place of birthHillston New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address'Kenthurst', Newington Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Maria Brissenden, 'Clanton', Slee Street, Wyalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5654 Pte Clarence Leslie BRISSENDEN, 18th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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