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Charles BRYANT

Regimental number2259
Place of birthGloucestershire, England
SchoolState School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address'Sunnyside', Wantirna via Bayswater, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Bryant, 'Sunnyside', Wantirna via Bayswater, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 26), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Emma BRYANT, Wantrina, Bayswater, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 8 June 1916.

Transferred to Imperial Camel Corps, 1 July 1916; taken on strength, 11th Company Imperial Camel Corps, Abbassia, 1 July 1916.

Taken on strength, 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Brigade, 11 November 1916.

Killed in action, Tel-Khuweilfe, 6 November 1917 (gun shot wound, head).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRYANT Charles

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