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Regimental number3023
Place of birthWick, Caithness, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia26
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mollie Ellen Bremner, 572 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed 12 years with the Royal Scots in South Africa (during the Boer War, India and Ireland).
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingWimereux, France
Age at death31.8
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 14A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Caithness Roll of Honour, Scotland. Parents: Ronald and Katherine BREMNER; Wife: Mary BREMNER, 572 Boundary and Milne Streets, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: 2129 Pte Edward Matthew ANDREWS, 49th Bn, died of wounds, Bullecourt, France, 6 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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