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Victor Homebush BROWN

Regimental number3239
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHomebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.3
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Brown, George Street, Homebush, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the 39th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date25 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warwickshire', 5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 March 1971
Age at death74
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery, Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Victor Homebush

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