|Place of birth||Melton, South Australia|
|Address||Melton, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Father, Walter Mason Brown, Melton, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Loxton, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/60/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2634 Pte Frederick Arthur BROWN, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1918.|
War service: Egypt, England, France
Embarked Melbourne, 7 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918. Embarked Egypt, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 15 May 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant.
Transferred to 50th Bn Details, 4 June 1918.
Admitted to Brigade Clearing Hospital, Codford, 27 June 1918 (influenza); marched in to 12th Training Bn from hospital, 2 July 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 19 September 1918 (tonsilitis); marched in to 12th Training Bn from hospital, 24 September 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1918; taken on strength, 5th Machine Gun Bn, 2 December 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 10 September 1919.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWN Walter Charles|