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John Alexander BRAZENOR

Date of birth13 September 1877
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAuctioneer
Address1516 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs F I Brazenor, 1516 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
Promotions

Major


Unit: 5th Division Artillery
Promotion date: 30 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


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

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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