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John BROWN

Regimental number5336
Place of birthNorway
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressDee Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs W Brown, Dee Street, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row B, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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