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Jack BROSNAN

Regimental number2886
Place of birthBallina New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. H. Brosnan, 197 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 25), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Harrie BROSNAN. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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