|Place of birth||Rosscommon, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M J Brown, Ballinough, Catlera, Co Roscommon, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Irish Guards, 9 years Reserves; time expired|
|Place of enlistment||Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked for active service abroad with the 15th Bn, 22 December 1914; embarked for Gallipoli, 14 June 1915; rejoined Bn, 21 June 1915.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance (gastro enteritis), Mudros, 4 September 1915; to 13th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 September 1915; to General Hospital, Malta, 10 September 1915; embarked for England, Admitted to Clearing Hospital (rheumatism), Eastleigh, England, 24 September 1915; discharged from hospital, 9 October 1915; at overseas base, 18 April 1916; returned to Egypt, (undated); transferred to 4th Pioneer Bn, Zeitoun, Egypt, 17 May 1916.
Embarked, Alexandria, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 4 June 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 11 June 1916;.
Wounded, remained on duty, 6 August 1916.
Admitted to 13th Field Ambulance (sick), 16 January 1917; rejoined unit, 16 January 1917; on leave, 7 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 28 August 1917.
Found guilty, 15 February 1918, of (1) being absent without leave from, 15 February 1918, until, 16 February 1918: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No. 2; forfeited 9 days' pay.
On leave to England, 15 September 1918, rejoined unit from leave, 5 October 1918.
Embarked for return to Australia, 12 October 1918; disembarked, Southampton, England, 13 October 1918; marched into Parkhouse for return to Australia, 13 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on boardHT 'Port Lyttleton', 23 October 1918; disembarked, Melbourne for Brisbane, 25 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 28 February 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWN Thomas William|