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David Ireland Brown

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Ireland AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3256 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 July 1915 AWMM 73 Glenferrie Street, Malvern, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J Huckle, 73 Glenferrie Street, Malvern, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 July 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3256 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      151 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Taken on strength, 8th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.
    Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, Serapeum, 2 February 1916 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Field Ambulance, 3 February 1916; to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 4 February 1916; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 4 February 1916 (strained muscle); by No 4 Hospital Train, 14 February 1916, and admitted same day to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis; discharged to duty, 4 March 1916; rejoined Bn, Serapeum, 11 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.
    Admitted to Australian Hospital, Wimereux, 13 April 1916 (mumps); transferred to No 5 Convalescent Camp, 1 May 1916; to No 3 Canadian Hospital, 9 May 1916 (influenza); to 1st Convalescent Depot, 1 June 1916; to Base Depot, 16 June 1916. Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 4 July 1916 (pyrexia); rejoined Bn, 18 April 1917.
    Admitted to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 30 August 1917; to Ambulance Train, 31 august 1917; to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 31 August 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); to 6th Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 9 September 1917; rejoined Bn, 13 October 1917.
    Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 16 November 1917; transferred to 10th Stationary Hospital, St Omer, 16 November 1917 (not yet diagnosed); to England, 12 December 1917 (bronchitis and asthma), and admitted to Termple Road Auxiliary Hospital, Birkenhead, 12 December 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 18 January 1918; discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 23 January 1918.
    Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 13 March 1918 (injured right knee); discharged to Training Depot, 18 March 1918, and marched in to No 3 Command Depot. Found guilty, 29 April 1918, of overstaying leave from midnight, 25 April, till reporting back at 9 am, 29 April 1918: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 7 days' pay.
    Proceeded oversseas to France, 1 May 1918; rejoined Bn, France, 6 May 1918.
    Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 14 November 1918 (debility); transferred to 47th General Hospital, 17 November 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 25 November 1918.
    Marched out to England, 3 December 1918, and classified B3 (age and debility);

    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 25 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 11 February 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 21 June 1919.
    Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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