Francis William BREWER


BREWER, Francis William

Service Number: 6340
Enlisted: 15 February 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Buire, Somme Sector, France, 20 June 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mooloolah, Glenview and Highlands Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6340, 9th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6340, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane

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9 Battalion

Rank - Private

2 November 1916 Disembarked Plymouth England

24 September 1917 wounded in action - gunshot wounds to side and chest

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Jesse and Emma Brewer, of Waldean, Bank Street, Brisbane, Queensland