John William BROWN

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BROWN, John William

Service Number: 1715
Enlisted: 18 January 1915, Enlisted at Perth,WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bradford, Yorkeshire, England, 1892
Home Town: Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 58 Chaplain T,G, Robertson officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1715, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth,WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1715, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1715, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Brown of 7 Tate Street Leederville, WA

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