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Joseph Edward BROWN

Regimental number707
Place of birthCessnock, New South Wales
True NameBROWNE
Other NamesJasper Edward
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
Addressc/o Mrs Nattall, Vincent Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur Edward Brown, Millfield, Cessnock, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll748
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date7 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 March 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: valvular disorder of the heart), 7 August 1918.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death28 July 1936
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Joseph Edward

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