James BROWN

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BROWN, James

Service Number: 717
Enlisted: 18 September 1914, Gympie, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gympie, Queensland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
No known grave Panel 45
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gympie, Queensland
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 717, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 717, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 717, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement 15th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Son of William and Mary Brown, Tingoora, Queensland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal