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John Charles BROWN

Regimental number2156
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
True NameCARRAZZO, Domenico
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 2.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Brown, 162 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Cyclists Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date9 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Josephine GRIMAR, aged 22, civil cermony, Beaumont, Belgium, 23 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 12 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1969
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN John Charles

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