Joseph Hutcheson BRYSON

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BRYSON, Joseph Hutcheson

Service Number: 4739
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Gin Gin, Queensland
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1889
Home Town: East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Carpenter/Missionary
Died: Gas poisoning near Hollebeke Belgium, Northern France, 16 March 1918
Cemetery: Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II.A.48 Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4739, Gin Gin, Queensland
28 Mar 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4739, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Mar 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4739, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Brisbane
3 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
3 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele , GSW (left thigh)
1 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, 2nd occasion - Gas
16 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Joseph Hutcheson BRYSON was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1889

His parents were Thomas BRYSON & Elizabeth McCAFFREY (nee ROBERTSON) - his Mother Elizabeth died in 1911 and his Father Thomas brought some of the family to Brisbane on the ship Torilla arriving on 10th October, 1911

Josephs brother Thomas BRYSON (SN12945) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1919