Benjamin Greenup BRODIE

Regimental number717
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolHigh School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'Cremoine', Doncaster Road, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Brodie, Doncaster Road, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name34th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted as a Private in July 1915. Left for the front as a Sergeant, 2 May 1916. Promoted in the field to Lieutenant and then Captain. Wounded at Messines, 1917; gassed at Passchendaele, October 1917.
FateKilled in Action 5 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWarneton, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 33), Rosenberg Plateau Plots, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Georgina BRODIE; husband of Mary BRODIE, 105 Pitt Street, Sydney. Born at Parramatta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal