|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Address||37 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||John Brown, 37 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||40th Battery, A.F.A.|
|Rank on enlistment||Bombardier|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).
'On 22nd August Captain Brown, with Lieutenant Finaly as his observer, attacked an enemy two seater, forcing it to land in our lines. On four other occasions these officers have engaged and destroyed enemy aircraft, displaying marked gallantry and skill. In addition, they have rendered most valuable service in attacking enemy cavalry, anti-aircraft guns, and other ground targets, inflicting heavy loss.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal