William Henry BROWN


BROWN, William Henry

Service Numbers: 2599, 2599B
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 7 June 1897
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Moulder
Died: Killed in action, France, 29 June 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor, Goodwood St George Anglican Church Memorial Tower
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2599, 27th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2599, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
29 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2599B, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Private H Brown, who was a son of Mr. S. Brown, of Edwardstown, was 19 years of age. Prior to enlisting he was in the employ of Messrs. Simpson & Son. An elder brother, Private A. Brown, is at the front." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 25 Jul 1916 (nla.gov.au)