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Richard Canfield BROWN

Regimental number751
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
AddressWarrion, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Brown, 62 Moreland Road, Footscray
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentColac, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Crafield spelt Caulfield
Family/military connectionsBrother: 22 Pte John McLeod BROWN, 51st Bn, killed accidentally, 27 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tresos Montes', 8 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1919; discharged (date not recorded).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Crafield.

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