M.I.D. and KIA at El-Alamein.
All medals impressed ‘VX 16845 G.H. Brien’
George Henry Brien enlisted at Caulfield on 3/6/40. He was killed in action at the battle of El Alamein on 17/7/42 whilst serving as a Lance Sergeant with the 2/12 Field Regiment, Royal Aust. Artillery. For his actions in this conflict he was mentioned in Dispatches (L.G 24/6/43, CAG 20/4/44). .... EF