Heritage > BRADY John: 1885 – 1916, DOW ANZAC
Avenue of honour Upper YarraThe Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015.


John BRADY: DOB 1885, Heskett via Woodend. Mother: Mrs Catherine Brady of West Warburton.
1977: Private J BRADY, died of wounds sustained on the Western Front.
Family NamePoppy lestweforget BRADY
Given Names John
Birth Date 1885
Birth Place Heskett via Woodend VIC
Occupation at Enlistment Baker
Date of Enlistment 31.07.1915
Age at Enlistment 30 years 4 months
Service Number(s) 1977
Next of Kin Mother: Mrs Catherine BRADY
Embarkation Embarkation
Address at Enlistment Station Street, Romsey, VIC
Embarkation Details Unit embarked from Melbourne, VIC on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Nominal Roll Nominal Roll
Rank on Nominal Roll Private
Unit on Nominal Roll 29th Battalion
Fate Died of Wounds
Australia War Memorial Roll, Panel Number Roll of Honour.Panel no 115.John Brady’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 2 November, 2014 at 11:59 pm
  • Sat 27 December, 2014 at 3:18 am
  • Thu 19 February, 2015 at 2:27 am
  • Thu 9 April, 2015 at 3:09 am
  • Thu 21 May, 2015 at 12:54 am
  • Sun 28 June, 2015 at 8:30 pm
  • Thu 6 August, 2015 at 12:37 am

Roll of Honour name projection

Date of Death 24.10.1916
Place of Death or Wounding Somme, FRANCE
Age at Death 31
Roll of Honour Circular Yes
Commemoration Details and Panel Reference Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, FRANCEPlot VII, Row G, Grave no 11
Red Cross Files Yes
Medals British war Medal
Memorial plaque
Memorial scroll
Victory Medal.
Where the Australians Rest
Local Rolls of Honour West Warburton District Roll of Honor: Wesburn Primary School

  • J. Brady
Local Memorials Yarra Junction Cenotaph: Enlisted*

  • J Brady

* should have been on Fallen panel

Memorial Tree No
AIF Data Base John BRADY

Family & Early Life

Military Service

War Service: Western Front
Initially reject for service based on height.Wounded in the field, FRANCE.

Special Sources and Links

Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – Bob Sutherland.
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