Frederick Newman BROWN


BROWN, Frederick Newman

Service Number: 1719
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: Bondi Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Winder
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 33 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. John Brown of Bondi
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1719, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
10 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1719, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1719, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Elizabeth Newman Brown of 37 North Ocean Street, Bondi, NSW formerly of 'Malpartus', 14 Cross Street, Waverley, NSW.

Brother of John William Brown who was killed in action on 15 August 1918 while serving with the 2nd Battalion and has no known grave. His name appears on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

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

He was a member of the Irish Rifles for 3 years