Harry Percy Frederick BRANDUM

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BRANDUM, Harry Percy Frederick

Service Number: 6231
Enlisted: 27 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Garrison Military Police
Born: Dunolly Central Goldfields Shire Victoria, Australia, 22 July 1876
Home Town: Gisborne, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not known
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Influenza, 11th Australian General Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, 14 April 1919, aged 42 years
Cemetery: Gisborne Cemetery
Pres. E. 284.-
Memorials: Gisborne War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6231, 14th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6231, 14th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6231, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
21 Aug 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 6231, Garrison Military Police
27 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

 

Harry enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 27 January 1916, Private, Service No. 6231. He embarked for active service abroad on 7 September 1916 with the 14th Australian Infantry Battalion. He returned to Australia on 5 July 1917 and was discharged medically unfit on 21 August 1917. He applied for Home Service and commenced as a Guard with the Garrison Military Police on 22 August 1917. He died at the No. 11 Australian General Hospital aged 42 years.

Garrison Military Police - Service Number 69054

Australian Military Forces (Citizen Forces)

Husband of Evelyn Emily Kate Brandum of Gisborne, Victoria.

He is a recent addition to the roll of Great War dead; accepted for commemoration as Great War dead on 4th March 2017.

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harry Percy Frederick BRANDUM was born in Dunolly Victoria in 1876

His parents were Frederick John BRANDUM & Haidee HALL

He married Evelyn Emily Kate SCOTT in Victoria in 1903 - 4 known children

Stanley, Marie, Haidee & Audrey (deceased)