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Regimental number1918
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressCumberland Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.6
Height5' 6"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, C A Brown, Cumberland Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 14th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Gravestone incorrectly lists service number as 2918. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date24 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1919 Pte Thomas BROWN, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 11 May 1916; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right thigh), Sydney, 24 May 1917.

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

Died at 4th Australian General Hospital, Randwick of (a) amoyboid disease of kidneys (b) gun shot wound, left thigh.
Date of death29 October 1920
Age at death25
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (.R.C. 4. 435), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWN Frank

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