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Hugh Gerner BRAIN

Regimental number1618
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCivil servant
Address93 Kooyong Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W.J. Brain, 93 Kooyong Road, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent good work as Head Clerk in the General Staff Office.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

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