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THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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BREW, C. A. M., Sergt., R.F.A. He volunteered in March 1915, and in the following August proceeded to the Western Front, and took part in the heavy fighting at Ypres, and Vimy Ridge. He was severely wounded in the Somme sector in June 1916, and was invalided home to hospital, and after receiving medical treatment for some months was discharged as physically unfit for further service in March 1917. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
46, East Dulwich Grove, S.E.22.

BREWER, A. G., Corporal, 15th Rifle Brigade. He joined in June 1916, and after his training was retained at Seaford, Winchester, and other stations on important duties with his unit. He rendered valuable services, but was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas, before the cessation of hostilities on account of his medical unfitness. He was demobilised in June 1919.
53, Lenthrop Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BREWER, F., Private, 3rd Royal Fusiliers. He joined in August 1916, and was posted to the Northumberland Fusiliers. In January 1917, he was sent to Egypt and in the following year, after much valuable service there, was transferred to France where he took part in numerous engagements in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He returned home and was demobilised, but later re-enlisted in the 3rd Royal Fusiliers, and was drafted to the Army of Occupation in Germany. He was still serving in 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
53, Lenthrop Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BREWER, G. E., Signalman, Royal Naval Division. He joined in 1916, and was engaged at the Crystal Palace and Portsmouth on signalling duties. He rendered valuable services, but was not successful in obtaining his transfer to a fighting unit before the cessation of hostilities, and was demobilised in 1919.
1, Whittington Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

BREWER, H. J., Private, East Surrey Regiment. Having previously served in the Royal Navy, he volunteered for military service in 1915, and was drafted to Salonika. whilst serving in Bulgaria he was taken prisoner, and was made to work in sugar factories until the Armistice, when he was released. He was demobilised in December 1918, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
34, Bevington Street, Bermondsey, S.E.16.

BREWER, J. G., A/Q.M.S.,Trench Mortar Bty.,R.F.A. He volunteered in April 1915, and later in the same year, after completing his training at Tidworth, was drafted to France. He was in action at Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, and Ypres, and also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. After the Armistice he proceeded with the Army of Occupation to Germany. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Whittington Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

BREWER, R. W., Private, Yorkshire Regiment. Mobilised at the declaration of war, he was quickly drafted to France, and took part in the Retreat from Mons, and the Battles of Ypres, Loos, the Somme, Arms, Bapaume, and Bethune. In the course of his service, he was under hospital treatment at Rouen for defective eyesight, for which he underwent an operation, but on recovery fought throughout the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was discharged in January 1919, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
2. Fellbrigg Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

BREWER, W. E., A.B., Royal Navy. He joined in 1917, and after completing his training at Sheerness, was sent to the North Sea, where he did valuable service in a destroyer, which was engaged on patrol and other important work until the close of hostilities. He was demobilised in 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Whittington Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

BRIANT, A. M., Private, Duke of Cornwall's L.I. Volunteering in September 1914, he was drafted to the Western Front in August of the following year, and was in action in the Ypres, Arras, and Somme sectors. He was then transferred to the Army Cyclist Corps, and after being sent to Salonika in 1916, was engaged in the operations on the Struma. He contracted malaria and dysentery there, but after his recovery rendered excellent services in Russia, and subsequently in Greece. Suffering from the effects of fever he was sent to England in March 1919, and invalided out of the Army. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Prospect Place, Ladywell Road, S.E.13.

BRIANT, E. H., Private, York and Lancaster Regt. Volunteering in August 1914, he was engaged on important duties in England until August 1916, when he was drafted to France. He fought in notable operations in many sectors, and did excellent work, but was unhappily killed in action on the Ancre front, in January 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"The path of duty was the way to glory"
1, Prospect Place, Ladywell Road, S.E.13.

BRIANT, S. G., Corporal, K.R.R.C. He joined in September 1916, and after his training proceeded to France in June of the following year, and took part in many important engagements in various sectors. He was severely injured in an accident in the barbed wire entanglements during the Allied Retreat in May 1918, and was invalided home in the next month. On his recovery he was employed in the Royal Army Service Corps Stores, Shepherd's Bush, on important clerical duties until January 1920, when he was demobilised. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Prospect Place, Ladywell Road, S.E.13.

BRIANT, W. J., Pte., 2nd London Regt. (Royal Fus.) He volunteered in December 1915, and in the following month proceeded to France where he did very valuable work as a Lewis Gunner in various sectors. He was severely wounded at Arras in March 1917, and was invalided home, and after prolonged treatment in hospital was ultimately discharged as unfit for further service in January 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Prospect Place, Ladywell Road, S.E.13.

BRIARIS, A., Private, 97th Labour Corps. He volunteered in December 1915, and in the following month was sent to Salonika. He was engaged on the Vardar and other fronts on important work with the Royal Engineers, and did excellent service. He was demobilised in January 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
52, Clarence Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BRIARIS, H., Bombardier, R.F.A. He volunteered in May 1915, and later in the same year was drafted to France. He took part in the Battles of Loos, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Messines, Ypres, and Cambrai, and also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
18, Risdon Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BRICE, H., Corporal, 1st Royal Munster Fusiliers. He enlisted in April 1902, and at the outbreak of war was serving in India. In 1915, after service against the tribes on the North West Frontier, he proceeded to Gallipoli, and took part in the Landing at Suvla Bay, and in other important engagements. In consequence of wounds and the loss of his toes through illness due to exposure, he was invalided home and was discharged as medically unfit for further service, in July 1916. He holds the Delhi Durbar Medal, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
48, Kenbury Street, Camberwell, S.E.5.

BRIDGE, A. E. (M.M.), Private, R.A.S.C. (H.T.) Volunteering in January 1915, he was drafted to France in the following year, and was engaged in conveying the wounded from the firing line at Loos, St. Eloi, Albert, and the Somme. He also took part in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry in removing wounded to shelter under heavy fire. He was also entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in February 1919. He unfortunately met his death by accident on March 6th, 1919, and was buried in Brockley Cemetery, Southwark.
"His memory is cherished with pride."
40, Cornbury Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BRIDGE, M., L/Corporal, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) He joined in September 1916, and in the following year was drafted to France. He was engaged in the transport of ammunition and supplies to many sectors of the front, including Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, Ypres, Passchendaele and Cambrai, until hostilities ceased. He was demobilised in July 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
98, Naylor Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

BRIDGEN, G., Private, Duke of Cornwall's L.I. He was mobilised in August 1914, and was immediately sent to France, where he was in action in the Retreat from Mons, and the Battles of Le Cateau, the Marne, and the Aisne. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of La Bassee, and sent to Germany, where he remained in captivity until the Armistice. On his release he returned home and was demobilised in April 1919, holding the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
29, Honley Road, Catford, S.E.6.

BRIDGER, A. C.,Sergt.,12th London Regt.(Rangers). He volunteered in September 1914, and was engaged with his unit at various stations on important duties until February 1917, when he was drafted to France. He took part in numerous engagements, and was unfortunately killed in action near Bapaums on July 17th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"A costly sacrifice upon the altar of freedom."
43, Marmont Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

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