Robert Maxwell BROWN

Badge Number: 22608, Sub Branch: Naracoorte
22608

BROWN, Robert Maxwell

Service Numbers: 3699, S75300
Enlisted: 10 August 1915, 12th Reinforcements
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Mount Gambier, South Australia, 4 October 1895
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Painter
Died: Tusmore, South Australia, 30 August 1961, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
General AC, Path 8, Grave 512
Memorials: Mount Gambier PHR 1 RSL Pictorial Honour Roll*
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3699, 10th Infantry Battalion, 12th Reinforcements
2 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3699, 10th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: RMS Malwa embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3699, 1st Divisional Signal Company, "The Last Hundred Days"

World War 2 Service

10 Apr 1942: Involvement Army Reserve WW2, Lieutenant, SN S75300, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
10 Apr 1942: Enlisted Army Reserve WW2, Lieutenant, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Keswick Barracks, SA
12 Dec 1945: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Identified on the Mount Gambier Pictorial Honour Roll and cross matched with his WW2 service in the VDC

 

Mother, Mrs E Brown, Wehl Street, Clarville, Mt Gambier, South Australia

See the link to his notes on his early life - sidebar 

Last known address 39 Kennaway Street TUSMORE  Married to Louisa

Biography contributed by Elsa Reuter

Photograph collection of Robert Maxwell Brown

Courtesy of Max Spurling

 

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Robert Maxwell Brown Collection (www.flickr.com)