Roll of Honour William Charles Brown

Service number 3409
Rank Trooper
Unit 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 03 November 1918
Place of Death Egypt
Cause of Death Illness (Malaria)
Age at Death 28
Place of Association Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Suez Canal, Egypt
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Charles Brown's name is located at panel 3 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

William Charles Brown's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Mon 31 July 2023 at 12:44am
  • Wed 18 October 2023 at 2:46am
  • Sat 17 February 2024 at 10:07pm
  • Tue 07 May 2024 at 1:33am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.