Dudley Gladstone Brown
Brown, Private Dudley Gladstone no.58538 (89239)
53rd Battalion, D Company, formerly 9th General Service Reinforcements (NSW) 1918.
“Kyneton” Frederick Street, Campsie.
Gas fitter and plumber.
Born at Gladstone, Mackay River 22/12/1899, son of Sydney William & Lavinia F. Brown.
Educated Enmore and Canterbury Public Schools.
Enlisted at Campsie 7/5/1918, aged 18.
Church of England.
Next of kin, father, Sydney William Brown “Kyneton” Frederick Street, Campsie.
Embarked from Sydney 19/6/1918 per SS Feldmarschall.
Entered officers’ training school at Hurdcott, England.
Listed for return to Australia 16/1/1919.
Returned to Australia February 27,1919.
Portrait and biography in The All-Australia Memorial 1919.
Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1882018/ [accessed 05/08/2016]
The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.
An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.
Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002