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BRADY, Vincent John Joseph

Service Number: 6614
Enlisted: 5 May 1915, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 13th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, 1888
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: English master
Died: Manly, New South Wales, 1 December 1959, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Manly General Cemetery, NSW
Manly Cemetery plot G.007
Memorials: Orange Golf Club Great War Honour Board, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
10 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 6614, 8th Field Ambulance,

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28 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN 6614, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal

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Biography

 

Lieutenant Brady 13th Field Artillery Brigade, Australian Imperial Force 18 - 20 October 1918

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Vincent J. Brady, Lieutenant, Australian Imperial Force, for extraordinary heroism in action east of Busigny, France, October 18 to 20, 1918. Lieutenant Brady, in command of a forward section of artillery, pushed his guns in advance in close support of the Infantry. In crossing the La Selle River the fire of his guns silenced numerous machine-gun positions and aided the Infantry to advance. This action took place when fighting alongside the American 27th Division.
General Orders No. 60, W.D., 1920
Citizen of the British Commonwealth

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