|Service Number||SN 1162|
|Age of Enlistment||21 years 6 months|
|Place of Enlistment||Kalgoorlie, WA|
|Place of Birth||Broken Hill, NSW|
|Previous Military Experience||Senior Cadets 4 years|
|Religion||Church of England|
|School Attended||Guildford Grammar School|
|Address History||Hannans, Kalgoorlie, WA (Father - Frank William Bricknell)|
|Cause of Death or Invalided||
Embarked at Fremantle per ‘Anchises’ A68 for Egypt on 2.9.1915.
Roll Rank Trooper/Private.
Roll Unit 8th Reinforcement, 10th Light Horse Regiment
Bricknell disembarked in Egypt with the 9th Reinforcement of the 10th Light Horse Regiment. He was transferred from 10th Light Horse to 8th Light Horse Regiment at Heliopolis 26.2.1916. Bricknell was placed under the 3rd General Hospital at Abbassia 7.9.1916. He sustained a knee injury and was transferred to Postal Duty with the 14th Australian General Hospital at Abbassia 30.9.1916. He was transferred to Australian Imperial Force Headquarters in Cairo 5.3.1917.
Embarked at Suez per Hospital Ship ‘Tofua’ for Australia on nursing duties with Australian Medical Corps 28.12.1917.
Returned/Disembarked Albany 24.1.1918.
Final Rank Private, Australian Medical Corps.
Medical Condition Invalided, medically unfit, (synovitis Right knee, injury to chest, fractured tarsus).
Awards and Medals 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Guildford Grammar School Honour Roll
NAA: B2455, Bricknell F J 1162
Australian War Memorial Embarkation Roll- Frank John Bricknell
Hannan’s, Kalgoorlie, WA.