John Stewart BRAKENRIDGE

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BRAKENRIDGE, John Stewart

Service Numbers: SN 4739, 4739
Enlisted: 9 November 1915, Enlisted with his brother SN 4738 Hamilton James BRAKENRIDGE
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Craddock, South Australia, 10 July 1885
Home Town: Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Port Pirie, South Australia
Occupation: Barman
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 April 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Port Pirie Presbyterian Church Roll of Honor, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

9 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4739, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted with his brother SN 4738 Hamilton James BRAKENRIDGE
9 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4739, 10th Infantry Battalion
9 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4739, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
2 Apr 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 4739, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

 John Stewart BRAKENRIDGE was born on the 10th July 1885, the son of Andrew (aka George) BRAKENRIDGE and Cathren MCEWAN.

 

Siblings:

Andrew Gilbert  1876 - 1876

William  1877 - 1912

Lorimer Roy  1880 - 1881

Douglas McIntyre  1882 - 1961  SN 4759 16th Battalion

Leslie McEwan  1888 - 1949

Stanley George   1890 - 1976 SN 1133 16th Battalion

Margaret Jean (DAVIS) 1893 -

Hamilton James  1894 - 1980    SN 4738 50th Battalion

Isabel Mary 1898 - 1916

Duncan  1900 - 1979

 

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