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Victor Samuel BROWN

Regimental number56051
Date of birth24 May 1887
Place of birthEastwood, South Australia
SchoolParkside Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFruit grower
AddressWaikerie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Brown, Waikerie, River Murray, South Australia
Enlistment date25 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Norman Lovell BROWN, 1st A.C.T.S.C., returned to Australia; 6538 Driver William Octavious BROWN, 1st Australian Mechanical Transport Company, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919; Lt Allan Israel BROWN, 27th Bn, effective abroad (subsequently returned to Australia).
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 11 October 1919.

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