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Oscar BRAZIER

Regimental number399
Date of birth1895
Place of birthWillunga, South Australia
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLion Mill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Brazier, Lion Mill, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery, (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 33), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Fanny and the late Edgar BRAZIER, Lion Mill, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4752 Driver Abdal BRAZIER, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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