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William James BREWER

Regimental number5990
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
SchoolBurnett Heads State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurnett Heads, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S C Brewer, Burnett Heads, Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted March 1916; sailed for England, August 1916; crossed over to France, January 1917; wounded at Bullecourt, April 1917.
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHebuterne, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEuston Road Cemetery (Plot V, Row P, Grave no. 3), Colincamps, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah BREWER. Native of Burnett Heads, Bundaberg, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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