|Place of birth||Allendale, Victoria|
|School||State School, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Lilian Emma Browne, Ocean View, Bay Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death from cemetery records||33|
|Place of burial||Belgrade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No 12), Namur, Belgium|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia. Parents: William and Theresa BROWNE|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 940 Driver Ernie BROWN [sic], 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919; 4067 Pte Gordon BROWN [sic], 4th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; Brother-in-law:  Lt Bertram Thomas KELL, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 8 August 1918; Cousin: 3701 Lance Corporal Edwin Joseph CANNON, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 14 September 1916.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 9 november 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917; marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 11 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 June 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 9 July 1917.
Wounded in action, 29 September 1917 (shrapnel wound, right arm), and admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 30 September 1917; transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 October 1917, and then to Ambulance Train; admitted to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 9 October 1917; transferred to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 19 October 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 2 November 1917.
On leave, 12 March 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 3 April 1918.
Found guilty, 25 May 1918, of being absent without leave from 9 am to 12 midnight, 25 May: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay; total forfeiture: 4 days' pay.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 February 1919 (influenza); transferred to 48th Casualty Clearing Station, 7 February 1919 (broncho-pneumonia: listed as 'dangerously ill').
Died of pneumonia, 15 February 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWNE William Thomas|