Biography

Birth date: 1876
Birth place: United Kingdom: England, Yorkshire
Death date: 06 August 1915
Death place: Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Gallipoli
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 06 August 1915
  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain Adjutant
  • Date of embarkation: 20 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Photograph

A05609

Studio portrait of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Ernest Samuel Brown, 3rd Battalion. A professional soldier from Haberfield, New South Wales, he held the rank of Captain in the militia prior to the outbreak of war and was commissioned in the 3rd Battalion. He embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT...

A05609

P08567.001

Group portrait of members of a NSW Field Artillery unit. Identified is Sergeant Ernest Samuel Brown (seated on bench, 4th from the left). A professional soldier, Captain Adjutant Brown embarked from Sydney with the 3rd Battalion on HMAT Euripides (A14) on 20 October 1914. Brown was promoted to...

P08567.001

Timeline

Date of birth 1876
Date of embarkation 1914-10-20
Date of death 1915-08-06
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-08-13