John Banks BROWN

BROWN, John Banks

Service Number: 10927
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 15th Field Company Engineers
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Darlinghurst, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 September 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile
Plot III, Row B, Grave 29 Headstone Inscription "OUR DEAR BROTHER HE DIED THAT THOSE HE LOVED MIGHT LIVE", Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1916: Involvement Sapper, 10927, 9th Field Company Engineers, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '5' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ajana embarkation_ship_number: A31 public_note: ''
5 Jul 1916: Embarked Sapper, 10927, 9th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Ajana, Sydney
29 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, 10927, 15th Field Company Engineers, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal, Killed in action

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Robert and Agnes BROWN. Native of Scotland.