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Regimental number1699
Date of birth30 July 1884
Place of birthLudborough, Leicestershire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressByrnes Estate, Bundamba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Andrew Brewer, Wulkuraka, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of hydrocele)
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BREWER Ralph

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