Born at Tarnagulla, Victoria, Cof E. Enlisted 2 September 1914, age 21, apprentice fitter. Nok father, John Venning Bryant, Alexander Ave, Osborne, then at Loch St, Claremont. Embarked at Fremantle 2 November 1914 per A11 Ascanius. Served at Gallipoli. RTA per A30 Borda 15 November 1915 for rest and recuperation. Embarked on 6 June 1916 per A29 Suevic and served in France. RTA 8 July 1919 per Somali for discharge on 6 September 1919. Service medals:1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.