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Denby de Courcey BROWNING

Date of birth28 June 1884
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressTawama, Ardrossan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height6' 0.5"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWilliam Browning, 749 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateDischarged 9 October 1917
Discharge date9 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 9587 Pte Oakley Alsop BROWNING, 12th Field Ambulance, discharged, 10 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 17 December 1916 (tubercle of lung).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; appointment terminated (discharged), 9 October 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Date of death20 December 1942
Age at death58
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, North Ryde, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWNING Denby de Courcey

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