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VOLUNTEER FORCE LONG SERVICE MEDAL, (VRI), with brooch suspension. B.G.Harpur Brown. Capt. Retired List. Engraved. Toned extremely fine.
Capt. B.G.Harpur Brown. Retired List, Vic. Mil. G.O. No.32, 23/4/1898, p123.
Benjamin George Harpur Brown was born 1 October 1845 at Dublin. He arrived in Victoria in 1858 and later began working as a clerk for Judge Billing. For several years he was a member of the Southern Rifles, advanced to the rank of Sergeant and later was commissioned as a Captain in the Emerald Artillery. A favourite with both officers and men he remained with unit until it was disbanded. In 1888 he was elected a Councillor for the South Yarra Ward of Prahran.
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