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William BROWN

Regimental number2253
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt Peters, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Janet Brown, c/o Mrs E. Williams, 55 Westminster Street, Second Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Squadron Australian Mounted Division
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1938
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 1A, Grave No. 6 West), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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