BROWNELL Raymond James (Brownie) CBE MC MM
RAAF RAF/RFC Australian Army Born New Town TAS 17 May 1894 Died 12 April 1974
Service No: 11. Australian Air Ace. Highgate Sub-Branch Foundation Member. WWI 9th Battery AIF. 18 Pounders. Gallipoli, Flanders, Belgium. Royal Flying Corps. Western & Italian Fronts. Shot down 13 enemy aircraft. WWII Commanded RAAF WA. Malaya, Moritai. Participated in Surrender ceremonies at Manila, Tokyo, Morotai. Retired RAAF. 1947. 1978 From Khaki to Blue Autobiography (compiled from personal diaries). 1950 Warden State War Memorial. Chairman National Fitness. Australian Dictionary of Biography: biography. Rhyllis Jean Brownell (1896-1982): Recollections and Reflections (1982).