Frank Albert BROWN

Badge Number: S7731, Sub Branch: Murray Bridge
S7731

BROWN, Frank Albert

Service Numbers: 830, S1437
Enlisted: 21 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, 7 September 1889
Home Town: Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Natural Causes, Murray Bridge, South Australia, 19 March 1969, aged 79 years
Cemetery: Murray Bridge (Adelaide Road) Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Mount Gambier RSL Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
17 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 43rd Infantry Battalion
18 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines
31 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines, GSW Chest / Back - evacuated to England Kitchener hospital Brighton and subsequently to Australia as a result of this wound.
27 Feb 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 830, 43rd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

3 Mar 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN S1437
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Murray Bridge, SA
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN S1437
2 Dec 1946: Discharged
2 Dec 1946: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN S1437

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

Mother Mrs Elizabeth Jane Brown, Mount Gambier

 

 

Later resident at 45 Swanport Rd Murray Bridge.  married to Kathleen, daughter Doris. (RSL Membership card).  Member of Murray Bridge RSL.