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John Oliver BROWN

Regimental number5340
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address20 Booth Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Brown 20 Booth Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Henrietta BROWN, 20 Booth Street, Golden Square, Victoria. Native of Bendigo
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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