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Ernest BRAIN

Regimental number634
Place of birthCape Clear, Victoria
AddressLinga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas Brain, Linga, Victoria
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 November 1916. Taken on strength, 6th Machine Gun Company, 2 February 1918.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Date of death8 August 1918
Age at death33
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row , Gave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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