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Gilbert James BROWN

Regimental number2327
Place of birthLismore New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressDalkeith, Winchcombe Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J T Brown, Dalkeith, Winchcombe Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

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

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