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John Alexander BROWN

Regimental number458
Place of birthCambooya Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEton Farm, Westbrook Crossing, Darling Downs, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss Jane Elizabeth Brown, Eton Farm, Westbrook Crossing, Darling Downs, Queensland
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 March 1918
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Martha Jane BROWN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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