Bryan HUMPHRIS

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HUMPHRIS, Bryan

Service Number: 531
Enlisted: 7 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Orroroo, South Australia, 20 September 1886
Home Town: Moonta, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Port Augusta Public School
Occupation: Bank Officer
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France , 20 July 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
Memorials: Adelaide HB23 National Australia Bank*, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Moonta Honour Roll WW 1 - All Saints Anglican Church, National War Memorial (South Australia), Norwood M The Fallen of WW1 & II Kensington & Norwood District*
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 531, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 531, 32nd Infantry Battalion
20 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 531, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

"LATE CPL. BRYAN HUMPHRIS.

NARRACOORTE, August 3.- Mr. A. Humphris, district clerk here, has received news that his brother (Cpl. Bryan Humphris), who was attached to B Company, 32nd Battalion. A.I.F., was killed in action on July 22. The late Cpl. Humphris was accountant in the Moonta branch of the National Bank when he ennsted in July, 1915. He left for Egypt on November 18. He was 29 years of age, and was a fine stamp of soldier. Mr. Humphris has also two other brothers on active service." - from the Adelaide Register 05 Aug 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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