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Robert Thompson BROWN

Regimental number2577
Place of birthAirdrie Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPapermaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Welsh Brown, Fyansford, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date21 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2577A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Thompson spelt Thomson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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