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Regimental number3033
Place of birthDunbar Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDonnybrook, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Ellen Brotherston, 10 Sterling Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Christina BROTHERSTON; husband of Mrs A.E. BROTHERSTON, "Melville", Princess Road, Claremont, Western Australia. Native of East Lothian, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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