The AIF Project

William BREW

Regimental number578
Place of birthAuburn
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJournalist
Address321 Lygon Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinH. Brew, 321 Lygon Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 July 1973

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