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Maurice Rupert BROWN

Regimental number5664
AddressPort Fairy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs G I Brown, Jugiong, Port Fairy, Victoria
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Morris Rupert
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 8), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Geraldine Inez Harding (formerly BROWN). Native of Berwick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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