Charles Lambert BROWN

Charles Lambert Brown Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Sydney NSW
Resided
Cambooya
Occupation
Butcher
Enlisted
28-December-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
24
Status
Single
Service No
1276
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, C Company
Embarked
05-June-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
12 August 1918
Place
Amiens, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Cambooya War Memorial.

 

Charles Brown arrived in France in November 1916. In April 1918 he contracted influenza and was hospitalised in Rouen, then invalided to Queen Alexandra Hospital at Cosham. He re-joined his unit in France in July and two weeks later went missing in action near Amiens. It was later confirmed he had been killed on 12 August. His body was never found.

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