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John Lawrence BROWN

Regimental number3729
Date of birth1886
Place of birthTarnagulla, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationGrocer
Address36 Claremont Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, T J Brown, 36 Claremont Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 17), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Sarah BROWN. Native of Tarnagulla, Victoria

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