Herbert Arthur BROWNE

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BROWNE, Herbert Arthur

Service Number: 578
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: St. Ann's, Nottingham, England., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: killed in action, France, 5 October 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Grave Reference: VI T 4
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 578, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 578, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 21st Bn.'C' Coy 

He embarked with his unit  from Melbourne 10/5/1915 aboard HMAT A38 Ulysses.

His next of kin was given as [his mother] Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Browne of 3, Lotus Street, St Ann's, Nottingham. In 1911 they lived with Sarah's parents at Lock House, Canal Side, Nottingham.

There is a record of his marriage to Kezia Eliza Gover in Walthamstow, London E.17 on 25th October 1917. She was the beneficiary of his will.

 

He was an apprentice plumber in 1911 and a labourer upon enlistment.

He was  originally buried in MELBOURNE CEMETERY, MONTBREHAIN, on the South side of the Montbrehain-Ramicourt road, containing the graves of 15 Australian soldiers (13 of whom belonged to the 24th Battalion, from Victoria,) who fell on the 5th October, 1918.

 

 

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