Herbert James BROTHERTON

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BROTHERTON, Herbert James

Service Number: 17
Enlisted: 9 January 1916, Bombala, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Bombala, New South Wales, 21 May 1894
Home Town: Bombala, Bombala, New South Wales
Schooling: Bombala Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 October 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

9 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 17, Bombala, New South Wales
18 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 17, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 17, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
2 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Infantry Battalion
29 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 17, 1st Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Herbert James BROTHERTON was born in Bombala, NSW on 21st May, 1894

His parents were William Henry BROTHERTON & Mary Jane YELDS who married in Bombala on 28th June 1886