BROWN, Arthur Scott
(Service number 5918)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date *1882 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 10 May 1916 Age 33 years 6 months
Address at Enlistment 46 Samuel Street, St Peters, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss May Scott BROWN (sister), 46 Samuel Street, St Peters, New South Wales, Australia
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Australian Imperial Force, 41st Battalion
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
Date 7 October 1916
Transport Ceramic
Embarked From Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1942? Age 58 years
Place of Death New South Wales
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Scott Brown was born in 1882 at Waimate, the son of Edward Scott and Isabella (née Maxfield) Brown, one of three children born at Waimate. He enlisted on 0 September 915 in the Australian Imperial Force, but the papers were lost and he had to be re-attested. He returned to Australia in 1918. The family went from New Zealand to Tasmania, and there Arthur's sister and next-of-kin, May Scott Brown was born in 1888. edward and Isabella had married in Launceston, Tasmania in 1867 and both were to die there in the 1890s.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 July 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs)

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