Albert BROWN

BROWN, Albert

Service Numbers: 185, V5170
Enlisted: 4 June 1915, Queenscliff, Vic.
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, 6 December 1887
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Occupation: Professional Soldier, Royal Garrision Artillery
Died: 3 October 1960, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Memorials: Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll

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World War 1 Service

1 Jun 1914: Involvement The Royal Artillery (Garrison)
4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 185, Siege Artillery Brigade, Queenscliff, Vic.
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Gunner, SN 185, Siege Artillery Brigade, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
17 Jul 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 185, Siege Artillery Brigade
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 185, Siege Artillery Brigade, Battle for Pozières
17 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Bombardier, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Belgium
16 Aug 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 185, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, RTA 6 June 1918 and discharged as medically unfit (bronchitis).

World War 2 Service

9 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V5170, Corporal (No. 1 Central Ordinance Depot). Enlisted at Royal Park, Vic.
8 Dec 1948: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V5170, No. 1 Central Ord Depot

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