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George Frederick BRAUND

Place of birthBideford, Devon, England
SchoolBideford Grammar School, Devon, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
OccupationGeneral merchant, Mla State
AddressWycombe Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation48
Next of kinWife, Mrs. G.F. Braund, Wycombe Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceHad 21 years' military service, in charge of Northern District.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLiberal Member for Armidale, New South Wales.
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death4 May 1915
Age at death49
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 40), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Ellen Doidge BRAUND. Native of England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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