Joseph Henry BROWN

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BROWN, Joseph Henry

Service Number: 3140
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, 4 June 1889
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Goulburn Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Ypres, Belgium, 15 August 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, Belgium
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Location: III. A. 7.
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3140, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 3140, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Borda, Melbourne
15 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 3140, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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Biography

"...3140 Gunner (later Driver) Joseph Henry Brown, 1st (later 2nd) Brigade Australian Field Artillery of Fairfield, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Borda (A30) on 22 December 1914. He was wounded in action on 15 August 1917 near Ypres, Belgium, and died later that day at the 55th Field Ambulance Station, Belgium, aged 28. He is buried in the The Huts Cemetery, Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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