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Edmund George BROWN

Regimental number16515
Place of birthForbes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressWyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Edmund Brown, Gilbert Street, Wyalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDecember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLI, Row B, Grave No. 6), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Wyalong Roll of Honour. Parents: Edmund and Mary BROWN, Gilbert Street, Wyalong, New South Wales. Born at Forbes, New South Wales
Other details

Enlisted Sydney, New South Wales.

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 2 December 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 17 February 1917. Marched in to Engineering Training Depot, Brightlingsea, 28 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 May 1917; taken on strength, 1st Field Company Engineers, 5 June 1917.

Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Father, Edmund Brown, Gilbert Street, Wyalong, granted a pension of one pound fifteen shillings per fortnight from 25 December 1917.