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Ernest Charles BROWN

Regimental number618
Date of birth1 October 1895
Place of birthBankstown, New South Wales
SchoolLidcombe Public School; Burwood High School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address'Salisbury' Joseph Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Edwin Brown, 'Salisbury' Joseph Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, western Front

Wounded in action, 4 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, left arm).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 October 1968
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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