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John Brown Broughton BOTTERILL

Regimental number4656
Date of birth1895
Place of birthSpring Vale, Balmoral, Victoria
SchoolGeelong Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBarnoolut, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinUncle, J Botterill, Barnoolut, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll14656
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name John Brown
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death14 November 1918
Age at death23.7
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David Charles and Thomazine Purse BOTTERILL. Born at Warrnambool, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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