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John Joseph BROWNE

Regimental number806
Place of birthNarracoorte, South Australia
SchoolState School, Narracoorte, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLake Omerod, Narracoote, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Browne, Narracoote, South Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll806A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Christina BROWNE, Naracoorte, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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