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George Alfred BRANN

Regimental number2278
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBowling Alley Point via Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Brann, Bowling Alley Point via Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 September 1915 and posted to 1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 4th Pioneer Bn, 18 May 1916. Promoted Sergeant, 27 May 1916. Mortally wounded, 11 August 1916.
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBrighton Borough Cemetery (Row ZIX, Grave No. 14), Sussex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth BRANN, husband of Mary BRANN, Bowling Alley Point, New South Wales

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