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Cecil Robert BROWN

Regimental number1996
Place of birthWarialda, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressUpper Bingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.1
Height5' 7"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinSon, Gabriel Robert Brown, Upper Bingara, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBingara, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date16 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 16 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Cecil Robert

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