The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Brown
First Name:
Reginald James
Nick Name:
Reg
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX10805
Company:
'D' Company
Enlisted:
15.01.1941
DOB:
24.10.1924
Place of Birth:
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Albert James Brown
Mothers's Name:
Dorothy Brown
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Bootmaker
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Collective Grave, Plot 6, Row C, Grave 12-14, Age 22.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
Lim Chu Kang Road
Date of Death:
9.02.1942

General Description

When withdrawing from the coast, this party came under Japanese small arms fire. This soldier along with several others were never sighted again.  Reginald Brown was 18 years of age when he died.

Reginald James Brown enlisted recording his birth date as 22 October 1920 at Magill, South Australia.  He in fact was born 24 October 1924 at Kalgoorlie.

 

Brown, Reginald

 

Brown Reginald James
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