Thomas Joseph BRUNDRIT MID

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BRUNDRIT, Thomas Joseph

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 21 December 1914, Enlisted at Gympie, QLD Rank was Honorary Lt
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Petrie, Queensland, 15 October 1882
Home Town: Innisfail, Cassowary Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Grammar School, Queensland
Occupation: Crown Lands Ranger
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 8 November 1915, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 3 Chaplain W.C. Dexter officiated
Memorials: Department of Public Lands, Brisbane
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World War 1 Service

21 Dec 1914: Involvement 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Gympie, QLD Rank was Honorary Lt
15 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 5th Light Horse Regiment, IN the field
3 Nov 1915: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Awarded and promulgated London Gazette, No. 29664, 11 July 1916; Commonwealth Gazette No. 176, 30 November 1916.
8 Nov 1915: Involvement Captain, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Catherine Brundrit of 'Aultbey' Christian Street, Albion, QLD. Brother of Eleanor Bancroft Clowes nee Brundrit of New Farm, QLD and Elizabeth M. Brundrit of Abion, QLD

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served with the Gympie Light Horse, QLD with the rand of Quarter Master and with the Queensland Rifles