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Joseph Cupples BROWNE

Regimental number1848
Date of birth24 August 1895
Place of birthWest Tamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWest Tamworth PO, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Cullen Browne, West Tamworth PO, West Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1949
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1508 Corporal Hedley Alexander BROWNE, 19th Bn, killed in action, Pozie?res, France, 27 July 1916; 1934 Corporal John Cullen BROWNE, DCM, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1983
Age at death88
Place of burialCremated: Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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