Peter Joseph BRAUN


BRAUN, Peter Joseph

Service Number: 1660
Enlisted: 20 May 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia, 1871
Home Town: Botany, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carrier
Died: Suicide, At home, Victoria Street, Botany, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Church of England Section, Row T, Grave 6921
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1660, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
19 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1660, 18th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1660, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Levina Braun of Victoria Street, Botany, NSW.  Father of Peter John Braun, Hector Edward Braun,  George Bernard Braun, William Braun and Theresa Braun

7 September 1915 - returned to Australia on board HS Ascania for discharge as medically unfit due to insanity.

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