The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Brown
First Name:
Allan Roy
Nick Name:
Roy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7947
Classification:
Driver
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
13.08.1940
DOB:
16.04.1917
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Henry Robert Brown
Mothers's Name:
Annie Jane Brown (nee Bettes)
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Mechanic
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Collective Grave, Plot 28, Row C, Grave 10-14, Age 33.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
Reformatory Road, Ulu Pandan
Date of Death:
12.02.1942
Buried:
Where killed at map reference 761126 by Major A. Cough Party on 21.12.1942.

General Description

Soldier was ordered to stay near his truck during action at Ulu Pandan on account of his small stature of 5 foot and one half inch. His body was discovered by several men from 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion who went under the wire at Adam Park Camp on the night of 28/29 May I942.

Brown, A.R.
Brown, A.R.

 

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Brown, Roy

 

 

Roy Brown’s parents Henry Robert Brown m 1905 Subiaco to Annie Jane Bettes who was born in 1884 Adelaide South Australia.   It is believed there were only two sons.

It is also believed Roy may have married about 1933.

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