Brian Cuthbert ABERCROMBIE

ABERCROMBIE , Brian Cuthbert

Service Number: 2220
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Camberwell, England, 1897
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Steward
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World War 1 Service

16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 2220, 2nd Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 2220, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed

Enlisted under alias of Richard URQUHART 

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter Devereaux Abercrombie and Kate Urquhart of Croxted Road, Dulwich, London, England. 

Previously served with the Dulwich College Officers Training Corps for four years. 

23 April 1915 - enlisted at Liverpool, NSW, with the 2nd Battalion and with the rank of Private.

8 August 1915 - wounded in action. Wound to the finger

10 July 1919 - discharged in London, England demobilised to Russian Relief Force with the Royal Fusiliers number 133056. 

Medal: 1914-15 Star