Henry James BROWN

Henry James Brown Photo:
Rangeville State School
Birthplace
Helidon
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Benchman
Enlisted
15-July-1916
Place
Brisbane
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
502
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Machine Gun Company, 8th Reinforcements
Embarked
22-December-1916
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
10 May 1918
Place
France
Cemetery or Memorial
Vignacourt British Cemetery, France
Notes

Name on ROH: J. BROWN

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial, St Stephen’s Uniting Church Toowoomba Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial and Rangeville State School Honour Board.

 

Brother of 1185 Private Thomas George Brown (not on Roll of Honour)

 

Henry Brown arrived in England in March 1917 and transferred to the 3rd Machine Gun Battalion. He landed in France in February 1918. On 10 May he was wounded in action and died at the 61st Casualty Clearing Station the same day.

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