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Founding Member General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD

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Surname
Braun
First names
Charles Lema
Rank
Captain
Service No.
356556 (as UK seaman 1/5/1898-26/10/1899)
Date of Death
19/6/1917
Hebrew Date
2 Sivan 5677
Hebrew Date
כ״ט בְּסִיוָן תרע״ז
Age at Death
43
How Died
Where Died
India
Cemetery
Nasirabad Government Cemetery, India
Service Details
Adjutant, 2nd Garrison Battalion, Essex Regiment, England. Formally Lieutenant NSW Mounted Rifles & Sergeant 2nd NSW Infantry Regiment.
Served
Left Argentina 15 October 1914. Served in the South African War.
Occupation
Age at Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Locality on Enlistment
Religion
Jewish
Gender
Male
Date of Enlistment
Date of Discharge
Country of Enlistment
Australia | UK
Notes
Born 13 May 1874 Reg No 3564 Concord, NSW. Son of Benjamin BRAUN & Marion née Miriam DAVIES who married 1864 Reg No 3399 Victoria. Husband of Fanny Edith Braun, Bungalow 21, Nasirabad, Rajputana, India. Charles and his father, Benjamin, were proprietors of the Federal Coffee Palace, Melbourne. Charles had an attack of Enteric fever and lost his memory. His father Benjamin, was deeply concerned and put a notice in the 1905 Victorian Police Gazette 11 March 1905 and Charles was eventually found. Charles is on the Victorian Electoral Roll of 1915 living at 141 Union Street, Windsor and lists his occupation as "propr. refreshment rooms".

 
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