WW1 (1914-1918)
Bray, Albert Edwinfrom 1915 to 1918He served in Eygpt and France.
Bray, Albert Victorfrom 1914 to 1916He served in Gallipoli and France.
Bray, Alfred Ernest Cornelius16-Aug-1915Alf enlisted in Sydney.
from Dec-1915 to Feb-1919He trained in Egypt and then served on the Western Front
22-Jun-1918He suffered gas attack at Strazelle in NE France and recuperated for a time in England
1919Returned home and was discharged.

His War Diary is kept at the Mitchell library.

23-Jul-1940Alf enlisted again in WW2 giving his DoB as 3/12/1900 (ie 39 years old instead of 43) in the Australian Instructional Corps
13-Oct-1944He was discharged "being medically unfit for further military service"
Bray, William Fennellfrom Feb-1915 to Mar-1916He served in Gallipoli and France.
Briscoe, Alfred Edward Henry HarrisonHe contracted malaria at Gallipoli and was repatriated to Egypt.
30-Jan-1915He enlisted and embarked from Sydney, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915 (Service No 1146)
Jun-1915He served in Egypt and Gallipoli as a private, in the 17th Battalion, D Company then 5th Infantry Brigade W Company where he contracted malaria.
24-Dec-1915He died in Egypt and was buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Grave D 233
Briscoe, George Albert Ernest Sidney11-Mar-1918George enlisted in NSW Reinforcement 3 and embarked from Sydney, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918 (Service number 5346)
He served in the 4th Motor Transport Section
Briscoe, Henry Whitbycirca 1914He was a Second Lieutenant, 3rd Garrison Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers.
1917He drowned at sea, from H.T. "Arcadian" in a U-boat attack and there is the Mikra Memorial at Kalamaria in Greece
Briscoe, John Robins Warren Low17-Jan-1918He served in the Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35 (Gnr, 35th F.A. Reinforcements.) Service No. 63716
5-Jun-1918He embarked on board RMS Orontes from Sydney.
25-Mar-1919Returned to Australia and was discharged.
Briscoe, Philip Harrison18-Sep-1914Attestation Paper - declaration on willingness to serve in Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force

He gave as his next of kin his sister Alice who was then living at ‘Highfield’, Peaks Hill, Purley (hence Philip’s inclusion on the war memorial at Purley Hospital, Woodcote Green and St Mark’s Woodcote)
1915Philip served with the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) 15th Bn.
He was killed in the Second Battle of Ypres on 24 April 1915 along with more than 200 Canadians.
24-Jul-1927His name is recorded in the memorial at The Menin Gate (Panel 18-24-26-30 )
Bryant, Alick James12-Mar-1917Alick James Bryant enlisted at only 13 years 11 months old (giving his age as 18 years) under the name of James John Bryant. He is believed to have been the youngest Australian soldier to serve during the First World War (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alick_Bryant )
12-Mar-1917The AIF Project details Alick's military service as follows:

James John BRYANT

Regimental number: 7208
Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Storeman
Address:      Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital status: Single
Age at embarkation: 18
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs L Bryant, Fairholm, Norton Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date: 12 March 1917
Rank on enlistment: Private
Unit name: 4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number: 23/21/5
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll: Private
Unit from Nominal Roll: 4th Battalion
Fate: Returned to Australia 24 August 1918
18-Jan-1918He sailed from Southampton to France, then with the 4th battalion in the Somme Valley.
26-Mar-1918Experienced a gas attacked and admitted tgo the 59th General Hospital at St. Omer
13-Apr-1918He as transferred back to England reamining i hospital thtil 6 June in Southall. He returned to the 1st Traiing Battalion on 14 June.
7-Nov-1918Soon after, on 11 June, AIF Headquarters at Horseferry Road in London received a cablegram giving Bryant’s true date of birth. He was ordered home for being under-age, although it was decided he would not be required to forfeit any pay. He returned to Australia aboard City of Karachi and was discharged on 7 November 1918.
Davison, Rcirca 1917Killed in action in France, memorial erected in Armidale
Malley, Garnet Francis12-Oct-1915He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force
Pickering, William David16-Jan-1916William enlisted as a Private, 41st Battalion, A.I.F. (Service No: 256)
4-Jul-1918He fought and was killed in the Battle of Hamel - Major General Sir John Monash planned what was a successful attack to take Hamel, a strongly fortified, key German defence position which protected the area between the Villers Bretonneux heights and the Somme River.

He was buried at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Roach, James Samuelbetween 1899 and 1902Served in the Boer War, as a Trooper in the 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.
22-Mar-1916He enlisted in the33rd Australian Infantry Battalion, which because the majority of the it's personnel came from the New England region of New South Wales it came to be known unofficially as "New England's Own" (Wikipedia).
13-May-1916The 33rd Battalion embarked on the HMAT Marathon.
11-Aug-1918Killed in action in France and was buried in the Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette.
Skinner, Thomas Alfred1-Jan-1915He enlisted for military service
Trott, Herbert John
Trott, William Thomson16-Feb-1915He enlisted and embarked from Sydney, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
He served in 7th Battalion, C Company at Gallipoli
31-Mar-1919He returned to Australia
14-Dec-1940He enlisted again in WW2 (Service No. Q54757)
Posted to 15 Garrison Battalion (S/Sgt)
after 13-Nov-1943
Warren, Frederick13-Sep-1915He enlisted for service
24-Nov-1915Service number: 8627, Driver in 6 FAB [Field Artillery Brigade

Embarkation on 24 November 1915 from Melbourne on HMAT Botanist
4-Feb-1918He was awarded the Military Medal, as noted in the London Gazette


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