|Place of birth||Iowa, USA|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A M Brown, Fort Street, Maryborough, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 9 years in Junior and Senior Cadets, Maryborough, Queensland.|
|Place of enlistment||Maryborough, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||30|
|Place of burial||Ebbinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 29), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Mr A.E.C. and Mrs A.M. Brown, Fort Street, Maryborough, Queensland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917.
Marched in to 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 13 November 1917.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Sutton Veny, 20 March 1918 (sore throat); discharged to duty, 27 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 April 1918; taken on strength, 9th Bn, in the field, 6 May 1918.
Wounded in action, 28 May 1918 (shrapnel wound, head and abdomen), and admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of wounds, 10.20 am, 28 May 1918.
Statement, Red Cross File No 0560606N, 881 Sergeant E. DONALD, D Company, 9th Bn, 14 September 1918: 'Mr. Brown was in the next post to me when he was hit. We were on the right of Meteren, close up to the German lines. Fritz was throwing bombs and one of them wounded Mr. Brown very badly. I saw him being taken down to the Aid Post where he died.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Real name: Adolph Edward CHRISTENSEN|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWN Carl Oscar
Red Cross File No 0560606N