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John Emyln BROWNE

Regimental number5056
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
SchoolQueen's College and All Saints' College, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address46 Blessington Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Mr J N Browne, 46 Blessington Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie BROWNE. Born at St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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