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John Hamilton BROWN

Regimental number6978
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWaiter
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr H G Brown, 264 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4289 Pte Claude Robert BROWN, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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