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Regimental number137
Place of birthHackney, London, England
SchoolUpton Park, West Ham, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHerbert Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Browning, Herbert Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Henry Gird BROWNING.
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1919
Place of death or woundingShrapnel Gully, Somme sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sidney and Mary BROWNING, Stain Street, Wilston, Brisbane. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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