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John Andrew BROWN

Regimental number4533
Date of birth19 August 1898
Place of birthCunnumulla, Queensland
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressCunnamulla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R B Brown, Cunnamulla, Queensland
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Walwa on 23 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice BROWN, Cloncurry, Queensland. Native of Cunnamulla
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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