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James Neil BROWN

Regimental number4741
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressAvoca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, J A Brown, Avoca, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mungo and Caroline Agnes BROWN
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1799 Pte John Alexander BROWN, 39th Bn, killed in action, 8 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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