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1914-18 Valise Roll to Commanding Officer 9th Light Trench Mortar Battery, Mentioned in Despatches, Wounded in Action Lone Pine, Killed in Action, France. Brown canvas with leather reinforcing & straps, full size valise. Named in white paint to front. 'Cpt. H. P. Brown, OC 9th LTM Battery, AIF.' Horace Parker Brown, born Lithgow 10/3/1884. Served 1 yr Snr Cadets, AGA 1 yr, 7 mths, 1Bn NSW Scottish Regt 1 yr 10 mths before Enl 23/8/14. 2nd Inf Bn AIF. Sergt 25/9/14. Landed Gallipoli on 1st day 25/4/15 with 2Bn. Lieut 28/4/15. Wounded in Action, Lone pine, 6/8/15 shell fire, severe concussion & shell shock. RtA to recuperate. Re-Enl 'C' Coy, 35 Bn 10/3/16 & to France with 9th LTMB 21/11/16. Captain Commanding 25/19/16. Mentioned in Sir D. Haig's despatches 9/4/17 (LG 15/5/17, CAG 4/10/17), WIA 2nd occasion (accidental) 22/4/17. KIA 12/5/17. Buried Tancrex Farm Mil Cemetery Ploegsteert, Belgium. Minor wear. VGC. With copies of archive file which actually mention this valise as returned with Officer's personal effectsSOLD at A$375