William Michael BREHENY

BREHENY, William Michael

Service Number: 109
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Signal Company
Born: Rushworth, Victoria, Australia, August 1893
Home Town: Goornong, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Stomach cancer, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1 March 1949
Cemetery: Bendigo Civil Cemetery
Memorials: Goornong District Honor Roll, Templestowe War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 109, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Melbourne, Vic.
28 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 109, 13th Light Horse Regiment
28 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 109, 13th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
11 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 109, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
14 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Division Cyclist Company , Egypt
27 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st ANZAC Cyclist Battalion, Belgium
8 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Belgium
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Menin Road
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Broodseinde Ridge
14 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, German Spring Offensive 1918
9 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, The Battle of Amiens
18 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal
4 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 109, 1st Divisional Signal Company, RTA 12 April 1919 for discharge.

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