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William John BRIMBECOME

Regimental number2357
Place of birthSt Austel, Cornwall, England
SchoolPublic School, (?) St Austel, Cornwall, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRudival, Seaview Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Brimbecome, Rudival, Seaview Street, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname BRIMBECON
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20

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