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William John BROWN

Regimental number2449
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
Address225 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Katherine Brown, 225 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', No. 30474 12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 104), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Katherine BROWN, 227 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia. Born at Truro, South Australia

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