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Thomas Joseph BRUNDRIT

Place of birthPetrie Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCrown Lands ranger
AddressInnisfail, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Brundrit, Christian Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as Quarter-Master in the Light Horse, Gympie, Queensland.
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentHON LT (QM)
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664, 11 July 1916; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176, 30 November 1916.

FateKilled in Action 8 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine BRUNDRIT. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Lt Ernest William SPREADBOROUGH, 31st Bn, killed in action, 19-20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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