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Ernest Martin BROWN

Regimental number15993
Place of birthNorth Down, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWesley Vale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, R Brown, Wesley Vale, North West Coast, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name23rd Howitzer Brigade, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 17), Dickesbusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth BROWN, Wesley Vale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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