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Richard BRAIN

Regimental number6469
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
Address41 Scott's Parade, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A. Brain, 41 Scotts Parade, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 January 1946

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