ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 7211
Wounded in action- 22ndOctober 1917. On the 29thOctober 1917 Percy was admitted to hospital for a severe gunshot wound to his head.
Returned to Australia on the 14thJuly 1918. Discharged on the 22ndAugust 1918.
On the 26th July 1924 Percy married Doris Peake.
Percy continued to live his life as an orchardist in Officer after the war.
Died in May 1966 at Officer, Victoria. Buried on the 16th May 1966 at Springvale Botanical Cemetery.
|Name||BROWN, Percy Charles|
|Roll||Infantry Battalion 24 &25 Reinforcements (February-November 1917)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Ship||HMAT Ballarat A70|
|Birth Place||1893, Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Father||Thomas Brown, “Mayfield”, Pakenham, Victoria|
|Mother||Matilda (Ludlow) Brown|
|Residence||“Mayfield”, Pakenham, Victoria|
|Enlisted||18thSeptember 1916, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Height||5 feet, 9 inches|
|Complexion||Medium; Eyes- Brown; Hair- Brown|