John Brinsden VASEY

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VASEY, John Brinsden

Service Number: 158
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Field Company Engineers
Born: Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Kew East, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Wesley College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Surveyor
Died: Wounds, Malta, 14 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot B, Row V1, Grave 3,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kew War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 158, 2nd Field Company Engineers, Enlisted at Melbourne
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 158, 2nd Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 158, 2nd Field Company Engineers, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
14 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 2nd Field Company Engineers, In the field
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 158, 2nd Field Company Engineers, Wound to the face and leg. Died en route to Malta
14 Aug 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 158, 2nd Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Brinsden Vasey and Alice Vasey of 'Clovelly', Barry Street, Kew, Vic.

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

Had previously served in Melbourne Field Troop, Engineers