Biography

Final rank: Major
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • No. 6 Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 16 March 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Collection Items

Photograph

PB0751

Group portrait of 23 officers of No 1 Squadron Australian Flying Corps (1 AFC) waiting to embark on troopship A67 Orsova. Believed to be amongst this group, but most positions unknown are: Captain (Capt) William Hopton Anderson; Lieutenant (Lt) Andrew Delfosse Badgery; Capt David Valentine Jardine...

PB0751

DAAV00016

Portrait of Major (Maj) A Broun. This is one of a series of photographs taken by the Darge Photographic Company which had the concession to take photographs at the Broadmeadows and Seymour army camps during the First World War. In the 1930's, the Australian War Memorial purchased the original...

DAAV00016

DAAV00027

Portrait of Major (Maj) A Broun. This is one of a series of photographs taken by the Darge Photographic Company which had the concession to take photographs at the Broadmeadows and Seymour army camps during the First World War. In the 1930's, the Australian War Memorial purchased the original...

DAAV00027

Timeline

Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1916-01-10
Date of embarkation 1916-03-16
Other 1916-04-27 - 1916-06-01 Commanding Officer of 1 Squadron, AFC.
Other 1917-06-15 - 1918-03-01 Commanding Officer of 6 Training Squadron, AFC.
Date returned to Australia 1919-03-09