Charlie Bryant's camels After Charlie was discharged from the Imperial Forces, he returned to Australia,where he appears to have worked north of Port Augusta as a camel driver, station hand and dog fence patroller.
Charles Bryant in World War I uniform 1914 to 1918 Charlie Bryant was born in Port Augusta on 20/2/1889. He enlisted in the army on 27/4/1916. He was accepted as fit by the medical officer in Port Augusta, even though he was missing the thumb and index finger of his left hand, because he still had a good grip. After a year and 5 days of marching in England, though, Charlie reported unfit for duty. He was discharged because his left hand was useless for rifle use.