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Herbert Oscar BROWN

Regimental number6482
Place of birthBirkenhead England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressVictoria Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Oscar Brown, Victoria Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 17), Ecoust-St.Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Emma BROWN, Tranmere Farm, Buran Rock, Nungarin, Western Australia. Born at Lower Tranmere, Birkenhead, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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