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William John BROWN

Regimental number2252
Place of birthSpringsure Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Florence Brown, Springsure, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2253 Pte Frederick Clarence BROWN, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 April 1953

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