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James Henry BROWN

Regimental number6545
Place of birthNorth Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMerriden, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Brown, c/o W W Smith, Meekatharra, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 38), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine BROWN, 162 Lake Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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