George Henry BRIGHAM

BRIGHAM, George Henry

Service Number: 2282
Enlisted: 5 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Withernsea, Yorkshire, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bookkeeper
Died: Coronary Occlusion & Parkinson's Disease, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, 21 November 1966, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Milton Christ Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

5 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2282, 42nd Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2282, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography

 

George was enlisted into the 42nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement which was changed from the 41st Battalion.

He embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 Oct 1916

Returned to Australia 12 June 1919

Death Certificate George Henry Brigham - states the cause of death was Coronary Occlusion & Parkinson's Disease.
He was cremated & is buried at Albany Creek Memorial Gardens, Queensland, Australia.
His role during his time away at war was a Signaler.
He also was awarded the Victory Medal WW1 & 1914-1915 Star

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