Anthony Charles BROWNE

BROWNE, Anthony Charles

Service Numbers: NX103738, N236045
Enlisted: 30 July 1942, Bathurst, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 16 Advanced Ordnance Depot
Born: Kings Lynn, England, 30 August 1923
Home Town: Caringbah, Sutherland Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: North Sydney Boys High School
Occupation: Bank clerk (CBA)
Died: Natural causes , Kogarah, New South Wales , 11 October 2004, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

30 Jul 1942: Enlisted NX103738, Bathurst, New South Wales
30 Jul 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Lieutenant, NX103738
31 Jul 1942: Involvement N236045
19 Dec 1943: Promoted Lieutenant, 5 Advanced Ordnance Depot
28 Oct 1946: Discharged Lieutenant, NX103738, 16 Advanced Ordnance Depot
28 Oct 1946: Discharged Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Lieutenant, NX103738

Help us honour Anthony Charles Browne's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Yvette Graf

Colonel of Ordinance - Army Reserves

¨     Colonel ACC Browne E.D. NX 103 738

¨     Served in the Solomon Islands in WWII. (1942- 1946)

¨     Enlisted on 30 July 1942, Mosman  at age 18, moved to Bathurst for initial training

¨     Discharged 28 October 1946 from the 16 Advance Ordnance Depot in Moorebank as Lieutenant

¨     At age 20 was the youngest commissioned officer in the AIF at that time and eventually became the most senior Reserve Ordnance Officer in Australia serving for 21 years - Colonel Browne

¨     Patron Miranda RSL sub branch

Service numbers: NX103738 and NX229323 - he was in the army reserve for much of his life after the war and was promoted to Colonel.