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Sydney George Herbert BRAIN

Regimental number6227
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStannumville, Bunnerong Road, South Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Brain, Stannumville, Bunnerong Road, South Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Navy.
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1918
Date of death8 May 1918
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary BRAIN; husband of Rachel BRAIN, Beaconsfield, Revesby, South Bankstown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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