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BROWN Percy Charles

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
Service Number 7211
Rank Private
Roll Infantry Battalion 24 &25 Reinforcements (February-November 1917)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 19thFebruary 1917
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Ballarat A70
Age 23 years
Birth Place 1893, Hawthorn, Victoria
Father Thomas Brown, “Mayfield”, Pakenham, Victoria
Mother Matilda (Ludlow) Brown
Religion Presbyterian
Occupation Horse Driver
Residence “Mayfield”, Pakenham, Victoria
Enlisted 18thSeptember 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Height 5 feet, 9 inches
Complexion Medium; Eyes- Brown; Hair- Brown