|Place of birth||Londonderry, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs May Browning, 8 St James Place, Montague, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 5 years in the Royal Navy, and 5 years in the Royal Naval Reserve.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Able Bodied Driver|
|Unit name||1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||MIS34.12.1.RANBT1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||ABD|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Embarked Melbourne, 4 June 1915; promoted to Leading Seaman to complete establishment, 13 March 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 21 March 1916 (swollen throat).
Admitted to General Hospital, Suez, Egypt, to take an eye test, 22 December 1916; transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital for an eye test, 27 December 1916; discharged from hospital, 21 January 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides' from Suez, 22 January 1917; disembarked Sydney, 21 February 1917; discharged, 24 April 1917 (medically unfit: chronic glaucoma and senility).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWNING Robert Joseph|