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Regimental number3465
Place of birthUlverstone, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Ulverstone, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Ulverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elsie Emma Brain, West Ulverstone, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death18 September 1915
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialOntario Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 8), Orpington Churchyard, Kent, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elsie Emma BRAIN, West Ella, West Ulverston, Tasmania

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