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Herbert BRYANT

Regimental number497
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressWithers Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs Helen Bryant, Withers Street, Arncliffe , Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date6 June 1917
Other details

War service: embarked from Egypt for Gallipoli, 5 April 1915. Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 May 1915 (influenza); transferred to Hospital Ship, 18 May 1915.

Wounded in action (shrapnel wound, back), 7 August 1915; admitted to No. 2 General Hospital, Gezirah, Egypt, 12 August 1915; rejoined unit, Tel-el-Kebir, 21 January 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 30 September 1916 (bullet wound, left arm, severe). Transferred to England and admitted to 2nd War General Hospital, Manchester, 7 October 1916; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 22 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Beltana' from Plymouth, 17 March 1917; discharged, 6 June 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: Herbert John BRYANT
Date of death29 August 1975
Age at death79

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