Clarence BROWN


BROWN, Clarence

Service Number: 1242
Enlisted: 21 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Petersburg, South Australia, 16 August 1888
Home Town: Peterborough (Formerly Petersburg), South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Locomotive Fireman (S.A.R.)
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Grave ref: Row B. Grave 18, Quinn's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Orroroo War Memorial, Peterborough 'LOCO' S.A.R. Roll of Honor, Peterborough Public School Honour Board WW1, Peterborough St Peter's Anglican Church Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1242, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1242, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 16th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Private C. Brown is another victim of the Dardanelles engagement. He was the third son of Mrs. E. Brown, of Petersburg, and was killed in action on June 4. He was in B Company, 16th Battalion. He was born in Petersburg on August 16, 1888,   and was employed in the railway as a fireman until he enlisted." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 26 Jun 1915 (