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Ernest Samuel BROWN

ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoyston, Parramatta Road, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Brown, Royston, Parramatta Road, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateKilled in Action 06-8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 6), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Alison BROWN; husband of Hannah BROWN, 'Royston', Helen Street, Artarmon, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Yorkshire, England~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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