Arthur Leslie Burrows BRETT

Arthur Leslie Burrows Brett Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Rockhampton
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Sawmill Labourer
Enlisted
19-August-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
24
Status
Single
Service No
277
Rank
Sergeant
Unit
2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
Embarked
24-September-1914
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East
Highest rank
Lieutenant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
November 1917
Notes

Brother of 43 Sergeant Robert Cyril Palmer Brett (not on Roll of Honour).

 

Arthur Brett served at Gallipoli from May to December 1915. In July 1916 he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and to Lieutenant in December. Shortly after completing a four month officer training course at Zeitoun, he suffered a nervous breakdown in June 1917. He returned to Australia in November. On 31 July 1918 he married Elsie Row in Toowoomba.

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