Frederick John BROWN

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BROWN, Frederick John

Service Numbers: 1655, 1654
Enlisted: 26 November 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1875
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cook's Hill Superior Public School , Cooks Hill St John's Honor Roll, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

26 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1655, 2nd (SA) Battalion VDC, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1654, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1654, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
2 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1655, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Brown of 44 Corlette Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, NSW. Brother of Zilla Brown

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal