Thomas Brown

First Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
Brown
Mother's Name: 
Janet
Father's Name: 
William Brown
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, February 13, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Sergeant
Unit: 
18th Battalion
Company: 
C
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Thomas Brown (Service No 814) was born in Hamilton, Scotland about 1886. He made his way to Australia and at the time of enlistment was a single 30 year old miner from Scarborough.

Thomas embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with C Company, 18th Battalion on 25th June, 1915. He was sent to Gallipoli and on 3rd October, 1915 was promoted to Corporal. On 28th November he was again promoted in the field to Sergeant.

Thomas went to France on 5th June, 1916 and saw service on the Western Front. On 3rd October, 1918 he was wounded in action and evacuated to hospital in England for treatment of a bomb wound to his thigh. Thomas was returned to Australia in March, 1919 and discharged medically unfit after treatment in Australia on 28th December, 1919.

In 1932, Thomas was living at Redfern and no further information is available.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, BROWN T

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