Fred Gladstone Brady

First Name: 
Fred
Middle Name: 
Gladstone
Last Name: 
Brady
Mother's Name: 
Margaret Brady (nee Glass)
Father's Name: 
Thomas Brady
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, October 6, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
20th Battalion
Company: 
B
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, November 15, 1916
Place of Death: 
Flers, France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Fred Brady (Service No 3920) was born in Singleton, N.S.W. around 1888.

Fred was living in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he enlisted.  He was single, 27 years old, and working as a relief clerk for the railways.  He had served as a Sergeant in the school cadets for 2 years.

Fred embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A54 Runic with 9th Reinforcements, 20th Battalion, on 20th January 1916.  The troops arrived in Egypt on 26th February 1916 and Fred went on to France with B Company, 20th Battalion, on 2nd May 1916.  Fred served on the Western Front until 15th November 1916 when he was killed in action at Fleurs.

He is buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France: Plot XXV, Row A, Grave 1.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, BRADY F G

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