Corporal Robert William BROWN

Service No: 67268
Born: Rozelle NSW, 12 February 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 July 1942
Unit: No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School, Narrandera NSW
Died: Injuries, Gladesville NSW, 27 December 1944, Aged 36 Years
Cremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Henry and Clara Jane Brown; husband of Daphne May Brown, of Gladesville
Roll of Honour: Gladesville NSW
Remembered: Forces Memorial Wall, Rookwood Crematorium
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 December 1944, the body of Corporal Brown, a Carpenter General, was found by his wife in the garage at their home in Gladesville, Sydney. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/867

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