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John Edmond BRIEN

Regimental number5052
Place of birthBrenanah, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKingower, via Inglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr J W Brien, Kingower, via of Inglewood, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of disease 18 February 1919
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMeauberge (Sous-Le-Bois) Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret BRIEN, Kingower, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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