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Horace Edgar BROWNHILL

Regimental number1120
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressSkene Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, J.C. Brownhill, Skene Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1508 Pte Edwin Charles BROWNHILL, 15th Field Ambulance, returened to Australia, 14 February 1919; 4 Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant Walter Randolph BROWNHILL MSM, returned to Australia, 8 May 1919.

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