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John Alexander BRODIE

Regimental number3119
Place of birthGallashiels, Roxboroughshire, Scotland
SchoolLauder Public School, Gallashiels (?), Roxboroughshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKoolberin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Alexander Brodie, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the King's Own Scottish Borderers, Territorial Force, Scotland.
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Special memorial 68), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and janet BRODIE, High Street, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland. Native of Galashiels, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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