John Brown BISSET

25th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Lance Corporal, Regimental No. 810.

Killed in Action, 29 July 1916, Poziere, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: abt. 1888 at Huntly, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Father: George BISSET.

Mother: Jane ALAN.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Labourer

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 6 February 1915 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Milburn, Ythan Wells, Scotland.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

26 June 1915 with 25th  Battalion, D Company at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T. A60 "Aenaes".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 29 July 1916 while serving with 25th  Battalion at Pozieres, France at the age of 25 years.

Burial place: Courcelette British Cemetery, France, Portion III, Row A, Grave No. 19.

Next of Kin:  Father, George Bissett, Milburn, Ythan Wells, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Religion: Presbyterian.


Commemorative Details


Panel 103,  Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Marian Community Hall Honour Board.


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