The AIF Project

William Henry BROWN

Regimental number6915
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
Address9 Easton Johnstone, Tower Hill, King Island
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Henry Brown, Fire Station, Mentone, Victoria
Previous military service47th Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4346 Pte Urban Henry BROWN, 24th Bn, died of wounds, 5 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 August 1974

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