George Alexander BRABNER

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BRABNER, George Alexander

Service Number: 7442
Enlisted: 24 January 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stawell, Victoria, February 1896
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: State school
Occupation: Law clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 9 March 1918
Cemetery: Oxford Road Cemetery
Plot 2, Row A, Grave No. 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bellevue Roll of Honor, Midland WW1 Clock Tower & Town Hall Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7442, 11th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
29 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7442, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7442, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Fremantle
9 Mar 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7442, 11th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'Private George Alexander Brabner (7442), 25th Rein., 11th Battalion, was born at Stawell, Victoria, and educated at Bellevue, W.A. He enlisted at Perth on the 14th February, 1916, and sailed for England on the 28th June, 1917. He arrived in England in August, 1917, and after training on Salsbury Plains went to France, where he was in action on the Somme until the 9th March, 1918, when he made the supreme sacrifice at Amiens.' from Australia's Fighting Sons of Empire

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