|Place of birth||Wombat, New South Wales|
|School||Wombat Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||Wombat via Young, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, J M Brown, Wombat via Young, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Goulburn, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Medium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/129/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of burial||Vignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 12), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Wombat Cemetery, New South Wales. Mother: Johanna BROWN (d. 28 January 1941 [exact year unclear on headstone], aged 74; bu. Wombat Cemetery).|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 28857 Gunner James Thomas BROWN, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 December 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 30 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 19 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 March 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, 12 April 1917. transferred to 5th Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1917, and taken on strength, 15th Battery.
Proceeded on leave to the United Kingdom , 21 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 13 March 1918.
Found guilty, 1 April 1918, of whilst on Active Service absent without leave from 7.30 am 9.3.18 till 7.30 am, 12.3.18: awarded 20 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited total of 24 days' pay.
Wounded in action (gassed shell), 1 June 1918, and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 20th Casualty Clearing Station; died of wounds, 7 June 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal