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William Charles Colin BROWN

Regimental number2877
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWell borer
AddressBoggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Sharp Brown, Rose Bank Farm, Manilla Road, Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 16 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN William Charles Colin

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