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William John BROWN

Regimental number2378
Date of birth19 September 1882
Place of birthThornford, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressFrisby Park via Cargo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Henry Brown, Thornford via Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Date of death1 November 1960
Age at death78
Place of burialAnglican Portion Cargo Cemetery

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