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Regimental number2110
Place of birthLondon England
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Brown, 19 Granville Road, Stroud Green, London, England
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918

Military Medal

'At FLEURBAIX, FRANCE. Telephonist with Right Flank party in connection with the successful raid carried out by 9th Battalion on the night of 1st/2nd July, 1916. He remained calmly on enemy parapet during the raid and though under fire from rifles and bombs got his messages through correctly remaining until the last of his party was out of enemy trench and then operated his instrument conveying messages to O.C. Battalion.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176
Date: 30 November 1916

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