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Samuel BRANDON

Regimental number6528
Place of birthHay New South Wales
SchoolHigh School, Hay, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
AddressDarlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, E Brandon, 18 Womerah Avenue, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Cathrine BRANDON. Born at Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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