Alan James Brown

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Alan James Brown
Personal Information
Date of Birth 29 Jul 1912
Place of Birth Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Death 24 Oct 2014, aged 91
Place of Death Bateman, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 29 years, 9 months
Occupation Farmer
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Gladys Ellen Brown
Military Information
Reg Number W61984
Date of Enlistment 3 Apr 1942
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

During 1935 Alan married Gladys Ellen Joyner (1914 -2010) in Southern Cross. Glad died on 22 Sep 2010, aged 96 in Bateman.

Electoral Roll entries: 1936 - 1937 at Location 384, Southern Cross, farmer; 1943 at Eighth road, Armadale, farmer.

War Service

date of discharge is not known

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1968 at Eighth road, Armadale, farmer; 1972 - 1980 at Greys road, Armadale, farmer.


Together with his wife, Alan ran a business producing horticultural seedings known as Gladalan Nursery on Armadale road, one of the largest employers in the district in its time.

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