LEST WE FORGET

Second Lieutenant Henry Stanley BRAIM

Service No: 114
Born: Deniliquin NSW, 18 March 1889
Enlisted in the Army: 15 February 1916
Last Serving Unit: No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: 26 October 1920, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Deniliquin General Cemetery, Deniliquin NSW
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Place of Association: Deniliquin NSW
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Deniliquin Cenotaph and Lone Pine Memorial, Deniliquin NSW

On 27 July 1918, a Medical Board determined that Second Lieutenant Braim was unfit for further service suffering from Neurasthenia.  He was returned to Australia and died at No. 16 Australian General Hospital on 26 October 1920 from Syncope and Nervous exhaustion.  He has served with No. 1 Squadron in Egypt and Palestine prior to his Medical Board review.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, BRAIM H S
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Lax, M. (Mark) (editor) One Man’s War: Aircraft Mechanic Joe Bull’s Personal diaries 1916-9, Banner Books, Maryborough QLD 4650, 1997
Roberts, E.G.  (Eric Glendower) (250197) Box Kites and Beyond, The Hawthorn Press Melbourne VIC 3000, 1976
Sutherland, L. W. (Leslie) Aces and Kings, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1935
Williams, Sir R. (Richard) (1) These are Facts: the Autobiography of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams KBE, CB, DSO, Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service, 1977 – Chapters 3-9

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