Henry George BROWN


BROWN, Henry George

Service Number: 2565
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goulburn, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 12 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Grave VIII. B. 134. Unusually, the headstones are laid flat in this cemetery. This is due to the sandy soil. Personal Inscription TOO FAR AWAY FOR SIGHT OR SPEECH, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2565, 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2565, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2565, 45th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of Daniel and Alice Brown of 15 Davies Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales.