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Douglas Gyles BROWN

Regimental number3767
Place of birthMeadow Flat New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressThe Poplars, Meadows Flat via Rydal, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F B Brown, The Poplars, Meadows Flat via Rydal, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 13A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Sarah BROWN. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3766 Lt Frederick James BROWN, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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