Charles Josep BROWNER

Regimental number7942
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 11.5"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Browner, Dumbrody, Ocean Road, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Discharge date21 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Melbourne, 30 October 1917; disembarked, Devonport, England, 27 December 1917; marched into 2nd Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 27 December 1917; appointed acting Lance Corporal, 16 April 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, 25 April 1918; reverts to the rank of private on proceeding overseas, 22 November 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 22 November 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, France, 22 November 1918; proceeded to join unit, 27 November 1918; taken on strength of 11th Bn, 2 December 1918; to 1st Divisional Reinforcement Wing, 20 January 1919.

Embarked for the United Kingdom, 22 February 1919; disembarked, Southampton, 23 February 1919; marched into 1st Training Brigade, Sutton Veny, 23 February 1919; marched into Weymouth Command Depot, 12 April 1919; declared an illegal absentee as from, 26 May 1919, Sutton Veny, reported as an error on, 23 October 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Ceramic', 9 August 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 20 September 1919; discharged, Perth, 21 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Medal returned, 30 September 1924.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWNER Charles Josep