Service Number: Depot
Roll Title: Permanent Guard
Date of Embarkation: N/A
Place of Embarkation: N/A
Ship Embarked on: N/A
Age: 43 years
Born: 1872, Oakland Junction, Broadmeadows, Victoria.
Father: John Henry Bromley, Brunswick, Victoria.
Mother: Sarah Ann (Crouch)
Religion: Church of England
Residence: Officer, Victoria.
Joined AIF: 23rd June 1915
Height: 5 feet, 71/2 inches
Complexion: Dark, Eyes-Blue, Hair-Dark Brown
John was a Private from 23rd June 1915 to 19th July 1916. He was discharged unfit for duty due to synovitis of the right knee.
He re-enlisted on 8th August 1916 considered fit for home service until 13th December 1916. In a detailed medical report John was recommended for permanent discharge by the medical board having been assessed as permanently unfit and an invalid on the 4th April 1917. His knee injury was caused by the kick from a horse at Seymour Camp.
On entering service, John was married to Susan Jane (Bell) and in 1919 they resided in Oakleigh Victoria.
They had ten children, Harold John, Norman John, George Henry, George Walter, Leslie Henry, Violet Dorothy Ellis, Frank Henry, Alice Gladys, Francis (Frank) Stanley and John (Jack) Thomas.
John died on 18th February 1919 in hospital in South Melbourne and was buried at Melbourne Cemetery on 19th February 1919.
The Age – 19th February 1919
Bromley – On the 18th February at the Base Hospital, Private John Thomas Bromley, late of the Veterinary Corps, the beloved husband of Susan Jane Bromley, of Oakleigh, aged 48 years.