Stephen BRUGGY CBE DSO

BRUGGY, Stephen

Service Number: 3674
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Appointed Adjutant
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 3rd Division Headquarters
Born: North Coast, New South Wales, Australia, 27 November 1876
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Professional Army Officer
Died: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 21 August 1929, aged 52 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Sydney (Waverley) General Cemetery
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Boer War Service

1 Jan 1902: Involvement Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), SN 3674, 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Appointed Adjutant
18 Oct 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 4th Light Horse Regiment
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Lieutenant, 4th Light Horse Regiment
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Lieutenant, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
15 Feb 1915: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order and bar, NB - actually medal is Serbian Order of the White Eagle, Fourth Class London Gazette 15 February 1917 on page 1606 at position 3
21 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
12 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Captain, 2nd Division Headquarters
22 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 2nd Division Headquarters
29 Jun 1917: Honoured Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Recommendation for D.S.O ‘For conspicuously good service as D.A.A.Q.M.G during operations at Pozieres as D.A.Q.M.G from landing in France to June 1916. His work throughout has displayed marked devotion to duty, and his energy, ability and determination have materially contributed to the successful working of the Division. He did good work at ANZAC as D.A.Q.M.G., and as Regimental Adjutant.’ G.O.C 2nd Aust. Division Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 Date: 29 June 1917
29 Jun 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Award: Mention in despatches Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 29 June 1917 on page 1391 at position 22
7 Nov 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Major, 3rd Division Headquarters, France
30 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major
30 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 3rd Division Headquarters, RTA 16 June 1919 and appointment terminated.
30 Oct 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Award: Mention in despatches Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 30 October 1919 on page 1657 at position 6

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