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William Reid BRODIE

Regimental number2345
Place of birthCoupar Angus, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraper
Address103 Cubitt Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Brodie, 4 Cottage Court, Alphams Corner, Boston, Mass, USA
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2 June 1915 - 6th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 6th Bn, 31 October 1915. Transferred to 58th Bn, 17 February 1916; to 15th Machine Gun Company, 16 March 1916.
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death25
Place of burialLaventie Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 22), Le Gorgue, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John BRODIE, 15 Woodward Avenue, Quincy, Mass., U.S.A.

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