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Ernest Walter BROWN

Regimental number7633
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleaner
Addressc/o Mrs Pearson, Kendall Street, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.1
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs A Tamor, Cross Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 April 1917
Place of enlistmentOrange, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1947
Age at death46
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Ernest Walter

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