Ernest Townley BROWNE

Regimental number2635
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCastings dresser
AddressNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Jane Browne, 22 Peckville Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row BB, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie BROWNE, Ophir House, Daylesford, Victoria. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal