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Full Name
John Joseph Bryant
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
John Joseph
Surname
Bryant
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/862
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs E.A. Bryant (mother), Lower Kaikorai, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Railway Station, Greatford, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
89
Last Unit Served
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
3 December 1915
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
E. EA. A. 681.
Biographical Notes
  • John Bryant was the son of Joseph and Eliza Alves Bryant, of Kenmure Road, Mornington, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • John Bryant was formerly a Lieutenant in the Hiberian Defence Cadets.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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