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William BROWN

Regimental number1678
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlatelayer
Addressc/o H Cowden, Short Street, Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Brown, c/o H Cowden, Short Street, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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