|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bendigo, Victoria|
|School||Bell Topper State School No. 123, Victoria|
|Address||Thorpe Street, California Gully, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, John Brown, Thorpe Street, California Gully, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 5047 Pte Francis Henry BROWN, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917. Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 26 May 1917; discharged to duty, 25 June 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 31 days.
Admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 12 October 1917 (trench feet); rejoined unit, 19 December 1917.
Wounded in action, 20 April 1918 (gun shot wound, right foot). Admitted to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 22 April 1918. Transferred to England, 24 April 1918, and admitted to London War Hospital, Epsom. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 7 May 1918. Discharged, and granted furlough, 8 May 1918, to report to No. 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 22 May 1918. Found guilty of insolence to an N.C.O., 28 July 1918: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment no. 2.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 August 1918; rejoined Bn, 10 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919; discharged, 13 October 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||73|
|Place of burial||Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria|