Simon Sydney BRODIE

BRODIE, Simon Sydney

Service Number: 1158
Enlisted: 8 February 1916, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Central Grammar School, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural Causes , Queensland, Australia, 29 January 1990
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1158, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
5 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 1158, 42nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
5 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 1158, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
29 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion
20 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 1158, 9th Infantry Battalion, Returned to Australia.

Simon Sydney Brodie.

Simon Brodie
Private, No. 1158, 9th Battalion. Born at Sydney, and educated at the Boys Central Grammar School. Son of the late James and Margaret Brodie. Prior to enlisting was employed in Wilcocks Store, Rockhampton. Enlisted at Rockhampton, January, 1916, and went into Enoggera Camp. Was attached to the 42nd Battalion, but was later transferred to the 9th Battalion. Sailed for England March, 1916, and arrived there in July, 1916. Completed his training at Salisbury Plain, and was despatched to France in November, 1916. Was through the battles of Messines, Bullecourt, Polygon Woods, Passchendaele, Armentieres, and Baupaume, and right through the 1918 offensive, and was never wounded, but was out of the trenches, suffering from trench feet.
Queenslanders Who Fought in The Great War.

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