few general items from newspapers and a magazine in the 1917 -
1919. These were retained by Vernon Brown. The paper is not
in good condition, but I include them here as they may be of interest
to others who have relatives mentioned. - Robert Hallowes Brown, August 2008.
This first item appeared in a
Scottish newspaper and stresses VCB's Scottish heritage and links to
listing awards 30th July 1918, when Vernon Brown was awarded the bar to
Various awards listed in an Australian newspaper in 1917 or 18,
when Vernon Brown gained the MC.
University of Melbourne University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne University of Melbourne This
photo of an aid post appeared in an Australian newspaper -
it must be similar to some of the aid posts described by Vernon Brown
in his diary
is a listing of University of Melbourne medical graduates involved in
It was published in April 1919 and indicates the large number of
Melbourne medical graduates
who played a part in the war. No doubt there must have been other
graduates who took part,
but are not listed here.
Here is a photo
of the monument that was erected some time after the war as a memorial
to the Australians who served and died near Villers-Bretonneux.