John Gilbert BRAIN

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BRAIN, John Gilbert

Service Number: 475
Enlisted: 10 June 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Machine Gun Company
Born: Richmond, Tasmania, 23 July 1874
Home Town: Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania
Schooling: Richmond State School
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 9 August 1917, aged 43 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

10 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
26 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 475, 12th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres
26 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 475, 12th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
9 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 475, 12th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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