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Cecil Thomas BRAND

Regimental number853
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressYork, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Brand, York, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date22 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 18 December 1918; disembarked, Fremantle, 27 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Perth, 22 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 June 1956
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRAND Cecil Thomas

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