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Norman John BROWNE

Regimental number16
Place of birthAlbury New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Albury, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressThurgoona via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr W Browne, Thurgoona via Albury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingNeuve Eglise, france
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Nellie BROWNE, 113 Yarra Street, Geelong, Victoria. Native of Albury, New South Wales

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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