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Walter Randolph BROWNHILL

Regimental number4
Place of birthCorio, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPressman
AddressSkene Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinFather, J C Brownhill, Ryrie Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBrother: 1508 Pte Edwin Charles BROWNHILL, 15th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 February 1919; 1120 Pte Horace Edgar BROWNHILL, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917.
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWNHILL Walter Randolph

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