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William Lawrence BROWN

Regimental number1880
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTobacco worker
AddressEssendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred J Brown, Corner Alma and Vida Streets, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialRidge Wood Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 9), Voormezeele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Alice BROWN, Hughenden Road, Beaconsfield, Victoria. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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