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Clarence J. Braybrook

Private

8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Cr. Elsworth
  • Plaque: 369

Additional Info

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Biography

Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a Butcher by trade, Clarence John Braybrook was 19 years and single when enlisted on the 15th of January 1915 in the 8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 1917. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 'Hororata' on the 17th of April 1915. On the 11th of August 1915 admitted gunshot wounds and shell wounds chest and hands, at Mudros, Anzac; on the 29th of January 1916 sick to hospital, pyrexia, Tel-el-Kebir; on the 26th of January 1916 admitted debility, Montasah. On the 28th of July 1916 wounded in action, gunshot wounded leg and admitted to Hospital, France. On the 14th of November 1916 Struck off strength, Etaples. On the 5th of January 1917 admitted sick to hospital, scabies and bronchitis, Field. On the 3rd of March again admitted to hospital sick, Eczima, Field. On the 26th of May 1918 acute Delusional Insanity, France; admitted mental, France and was listed as returned to Australia per D.18 Dementia Praecox on the 21st of July 1918. Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) *Given name Clarence J

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour