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Edward Wolsey BROWN

Regimental number3140
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Alexander Brown, Kulnura, Thrupp Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 March 1917
Place of enlistmentYoung, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Discharge date2 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Madras', 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 2 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Edward Wolsey

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