Service number 2111
NO NAME PLATE FOUND
Returned to Australia on the 8 June 1919.
Discharged on the 7 August 1919.
Percy was wounded and hospitalised during his service in the Middle East, he was also admitted to hospital for influenza and pneumonia. He was then transferred to the 1st Australian Field Bakery.
South Bourke and Mornington Journal, Thursday 9 September 1915
“Percy Brown son of Mr Enos Brown, is also amongst the list of wounded. He played cricket for Upper Beaconsfield and was a fairly decent bat.”
After the war Percy was considered a qualified Baker and took up employment in Pakenham East, Victoria
He married on the 21 March 1925, Avis Myrtle Smith at St James Church, Pakenham, Victoria. During the 1920’s Percy was employed as a Baker in a local bakery.
In the mid 1930’s Percy and Avis then moved to Dromana, Victoria.
Died on 10 September 1983 Mornington, Victoria.
Cremated 13 September 1983, Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Australian War Graves, Wall A, inscription 001.
|Name||BROWN, Percy Geach|
|Roll||5 infantry Battalion- 1 to 12 Reinforcements (December 1914 – November 1915)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Embarked||25 June 1915|
|Ship||HMAT Ceramic A40|
|Birth Place||31 October 1895, Beaconsfield, Victoria|
|Father||Enos Brown, Montuna Park, Beaconsfield|
|Mother||Lavinia Emma “Minnie” Stephens|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Enlisted||Joined AIF- 15 March 1915|
|Height||5 feet, 8 1/2 inches|
|Complexion||Medium, Eyes- Blue, Hair- Dark Brown|