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Robert William BROWN

Regimental number2334
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBoot operator
Address217 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs Lilian Brown, 217 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2334A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 18), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary BROWN; husband of Lilian BROWN, 217 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria

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