Edward George BRAIN

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BRAIN, Edward George

Service Number: 1512
Enlisted: 13 March 1915, Enlisted at Toora, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Stratford, Wellington, Victoria
Schooling: Launceston Grammar School, University of Tasmania
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Enteric Fever, At sea (HS Nevasa), 24 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea R.M. Cole-Hamilton officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Launceston Church Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Stratford War Memorial, University of Tasmania
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World War 1 Service

13 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1512, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Toora, Victoria
28 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1512, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1512, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Brain and Annie Marshall Brain nee Baker of The Rectory, Stratford, Victoria. Brother of Alfred William Brain who returned to Australia on 23 July 1918 having served with the 60th Battalin

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

Served with the Citizen Military Forces and the school cadets from 1909

Studied for 1 year with the University of Tasmania