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William Vito BROWN

Regimental number5556
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address9 Gamon Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Peter Brown, 9 Gamon Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15069 Sapper John Francis BROWN, 14th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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