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Joseph Michael BROWN

Regimental number1623
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMatong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Brown, 21 Park Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 May 1917
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Amelia BROWN, 16 Jackson Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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