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Bryant J A  Driver   7974

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Bryant J A     Driver    7974    Joseph Anderson      18 ASC    20    Salesman    Single    Meth        

Address:    Ascot Vale, Queens Ave, 17    

Next of Kin:    Bryant, R F, father, 17 Queens Ave, Ascot Vale    

Enlisted:    10 Jul 1915        

Embarked:     A41 Bakara 5 Nov 1915   

Awards: Mentioned in Despatches           

 

5th Aus Div Train - 18th Company Aus Army Service Corps
7974 Lance Corpl Joseph Alexander BRYANT.
For meritorious service and devotion to duty.  During the period ..... to Sep 15/16 1918 he showed on many occasions a very fine spirit & great endurance which set an example to the other men of his Company.  During April & May as a Driver of a Battalion Supply wagon his coolness under shell fire many times set a fine example to other drivers which went far to ensure the safe delivery of his & other Battalions supplies.  During the period Sep 16/17 to Dec 31 1918 the services he rendered to his company were invaluable.  Whilst the advance in August was on he was the first to offer his services for any difficult work that had to be carried out.
Mention
http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/pdf/RCDIG1068362--168-.PDF

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

Ascot Vale State School          

Ascot Vale Congegational Church Honour Board                                                                                                                            

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours                

Regimental Register        

Welcome Home 7 Nov 1918

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