|Place of birth||Penrith, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||33 Clarendon Road Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Bronger, 33 Clarendon Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 33rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 February 1916.
Transferred to 55th Bn, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 13 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Detached to 5th Army Cookery School, 10 April 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, from detachment, 13 May 1917.
On leave, 28 December 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 14 January 1918.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 22 January 1918 (not yet diagnosed), and transferred to 7th Convalescent Depot; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 24 January 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 15 May 1918 (inflammation of connective tissue: perineum).
Admitted to 40th Stationary Hospital, Harfleur, 22 May 1918 (anal fistula); discharged to Convalescent Depot, 6 June 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 1 August 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 7 August 1918.
Wounded in action, 1 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left shoulder), and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 37th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 September 1918, and then to Ambulance Train No 15; admitted to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 2 September 1918; transferred to England, 6 September 1918, and admitted to Southwark Military Hospital, Dulwich Green, London, 7 September 1918; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 October 1918; discharged on furlough, 16 November 1918, to report to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 30 November 1918.
Discharged from 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 6 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 24 December 1918; disembarked Mebourne, 16 February 1919, awaiting transport to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: shoulder wound), Sydney, 12 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRONGER Claude|