John Clement William BROWN

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BROWN, John Clement William

Service Number: 6976
Enlisted: 9 October 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Deloraine, Tasmania, 1886
Home Town: Ulverstone, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Repairer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 30 May 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot1, Row D, Grave 18
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Ulverstone Shrine of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

9 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6976, Claremont, Tasmania
22 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6976, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6976, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
19 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6976, 12th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Shell Shock

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Brown; husband of Myra Beatrice Caroline Brown of Alexandra Road, Ulverstone, Tasmania

Father of Myra E.A. Brown, Edith Caroline Brown and Dorothy Beatrice May Brown

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal