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Francis Henry BROWN

Regimental number5047
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressThorpe Street, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr. J. Brown, Thorpe Street, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6433 Pte Leslie BROWN, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
Date of death30 March 1974

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