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John Thomas BROWN

Regimental number1088
Place of birthLondon, England
True NameBAXENDALE, John Thomas
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37.3
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Miss Lily Smith, 183 George Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in thr West Riding Regiment, 4 years in the Reserves, British Army.
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 19 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), 19 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death11 July 1936
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN John Thomas

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