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Henry James BROWN

Regimental number502
Place of birthHelidon Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBenchman
AddressIpswich Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Minnie Brown, Ipswich Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date15 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Minnie BROWN, Ipswich Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1185 Pte Thomas George BROWN, Provost Corps, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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