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Claude William BROWN

Regimental number2784
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoremans assistant
AddressNapoleon Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rae, Napoleon Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers (Plot XVI, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie BROWN, Buninyong Post Office, Victoria. Born at Footscray, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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