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William Hunter BROWNING

Regimental number29924
Place of birthEngland
SchoolJohnstone Public School
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address10 Maddock Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Browning, 3 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Agnes BROWNING, 13 Mulgrave Street, Kensington, Victoria. Native of Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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