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Alan Wilfred BREWER

Regimental number1846
Place of birthSouth Africa
OccupationFarm hand
Address11 Belgrave Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.10
Height5' 4"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, A. James Brewer, 11 Belgrave Street, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 August 1916
Discharge date17 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Borda', 17 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 17 October 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Allan.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BREWER Alan Wilfred

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