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Alexander Weir BROWN

Regimental number18614
Place of birthLanarkshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIrrigation engineer
AddressBlairmore Ltd., Aberdeen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Matthew Brown, Blairmore Ltd., Aberdeen, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMay 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 18757 Sapper James BROWN, 9th Field Company Engineers, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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