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Herbert Percival BROWNELL

Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressCarolside, Newtown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W J Brownell, Carolside, Newtown, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCPAT
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Clan Mcewan on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: W.P. and Julie BROWNELL
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 April 1937
Age at death47
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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