Samuel Anzac BROWN

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BROWN, Samuel Anzac

Service Number: NX40622
Enlisted: 27 June 1940, Tamworth, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bingara, New South Wales, 4 May 1916
Home Town: Bingara, New England, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds (POW of Japan), Malaya, 28 July 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
Grave Ref. 2 C 12 (Memorial headstone in Bingara Cemetery also)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

27 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX40622, Tamworth, New South Wales
28 Jul 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lance Sergeant, SN NX40622, 2nd/18th Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography

Samuel Anzac BROWN was born on 4th May, 1916 in Bingara NSW

His parents were Elias Christopher BROWN and Mary Ann O'DELL

He enlisted in the Australian Army on 27th June, 1940 - he was a Lance Sergeant with the 2/18th Australian Infantry Batalion

Samuel died from wounds received on 28th July, 1942 - he is buried in Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore and also has a Memorial Headstone in Bingara Cemetery in NSW - he is also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial - He was a prisoner of war

 

 

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