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John BROWN

Regimental number2292
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address3 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Alfred Smallbrook Brown, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Louisa BROWN, "Goldicott", Hopkins Road, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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