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Regimental number2144
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolKapunda Public School, South Australia
OccupationHead stockman
AddressMaxwell Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary H Brewster, Maxwell Street, Kapunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingWarneton, France
Age at death30.6
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row V, grave No. 25), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kapunda Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Robert , aged 50; bu. Kapunda) (d. 24 January 1890and Mary Harris (d. 31 December 1930, aged 78; bu. Kapunda) BREWSTER, Kapunda, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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