BROWNING, John Henry

Service Number: WX9283
Enlisted: 30 October 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Hotham, Western Australia, 13 January 1920
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Borneo, 16 July 1945, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 18, Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Boyup Brook Sandakan Prisoner of War Memorial, Northam Fallen, Northam WW2 Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, WX9283
30 Oct 1940: Enlisted Claremont, Western Australia
30 Oct 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, WX9283

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2/4 Machine Gun Battalion

Rank - Private

Son of James Henry and Eleanor Florence Browning; Husband of Thelma Bernice Browning, of East Northam, Western Australia