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Robert Douglas BROWN

Regimental number5958
Place of birthBalmoral, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Burnside', Coleraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, T Brown, 'Burnside', Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1944
Age at death62
Place of burialColeraine Cemetery, Victoria

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