|Place of birth||Oldtown, Falcarragh, Donegal, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss May Brown, Murgon, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/10/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Flying Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Embarked, 9 February 1915; taken on service, Gallipoli, 29 July 1915.
Admitted to COSLH (influenza), 20 September 1915; to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 25 September 1915; to British Red Cross Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 27 September 1915; proceeded overseas, 1 November 1915.
Marched out to Serapeum from Maadi, 23 February 1916; left Serapeum for School of Instruction, 4 March 1916; rejoined 5th Light Horse, Serapeum, 26 March 1916; qualified signaling course for non commanding officers, 9 December 1916; to be Lance Corporal, Sere-el-Belah, 28 March 1917; transferred to the 67th Squadron of the Australian Flying Corps, 6 August 1917; attached to Headquarters of the 18th Brigade RHA as a wireless operator, 28 September 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance (pyrexia), Kazar, 9 October 1917; rejoined unit from Hospital, 16 October 1917; attached to BG O/G Batty RGA, Field, 25 November 1917; returned to 6th Squadron of the Australian Flying Corps, 17 December 1917; rejoined from detachment, 19 December 1917; Detached to 18th Brigade RHA, 2 February 1918; awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field, 2 March 1918; rejoined from detachment, 21 March 1918; detached to 19th Brigade RHA, 14 April 1918.
Admitted to 36th Stationary Hospital (corneal ulcer), 4 July 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 8 July 1918; discharged to unit, 27 July 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 29 July 1918; detached to 20th Brigade RHA, 1 September 1918; attached for duty, 2 September 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 2 December 1918; remustered as wireless operator, to be Air Mechanic 2nd Class, 13 December 1918. C
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 4 March 1919; disembarked, Melbourne for Brisbane, 11 April 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 29 June 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWN Patrick|