Their Duty Done
A tribute to the men and women of the East Gippsland Region who Died as a result of their participation in World War One : 1914 - 1919
Their bodies are buried in peace; but their names liveth for evermore.
  610 Private Reginald Clive Brownell – Bairnsdale Killed in Action 25 April 1915
Clive Brownell was the third and youngest son of Henry and Ellen Brownell. Henry was the Methodist minister in Bairnsdale from the late 1880s. His little brother Henry Jnr had died at the parsonage when three months old. Clive enlisted on 17 August with the 5 th  Battalion and found himself under the command of Major Fethers who had enlisted from Bairnsdale. They sailed on the Orvieto for Egypt before being involved in the landing where Brownell was killed in action on 25 April. He was 22 years old and is remembered at the Lone Pine memorial.
….. the third and youngest son