|Place of birth||Co Clare, Ireland|
|Address||Charters Towers, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, J Browne, Knockerra, Kilimer, Co Clare, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Charters Towers, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 12|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/8/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Motor Transport Company|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Suevic', 21 June 1917; temporarily promoted to Corporal, 23 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, 26 August 1917; marched into 3rd Training Battalion, Durrington, 26 August 1917; to be Private, 27 August 1917; marched into 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 8 November 1917; detached on command to Brigade Signals School, Sutton Veny, 25 February 1918. Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 5 May 1918; marched into New Zealand Infantry Base Depot, Etaples, 14 May 1918; marched out, 16 May 1918.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 28 May 1918, and transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station (mustard gas burns, face, left shoulder and scrotum); to Ambulance Train '28', to 18th General Hospital, Camieres, 31 May 1918; admitted to 72nd General Hospital, Treriville, 7 June 1918; to No 1 Australian Convalescent Depot, 2 August 1918; discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 12 September 1918; moved out to unit, 18 September 1918; taken on strength of 45th Battalion, 24 September 1918; attached to 3rd Squadron Australian Flying Corps fo instruction, 14 December 1918; rejoined unit, 8 January 1919; attached to 4th Australian Motor Transport Company, 17 January 1919, and taken on strength, 28 January 1919; proceeded to United Kingdom on leave, 22 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 5 May 1919; marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 1 November 1919.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny, 10 November 1918 (influenza); discharged to No 2 Group, 17 November 1919; granted leave subject to recall, London, 13 February 1920.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Ceramic', 12 March 1920.
Admitted to hospital at sea, 25 March 1920 (scabies); discharged to duty, 27 March 1920; disembarked Sydney, 6 May 1920. Discharged Brisbane, 19 June 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BROWNE Patrick Joseph|