John Rawhiti Brown Unknown date of birth - 24 April 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number25821 AWMM Also known asBunny AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Rawhiti AWMM SurnameBrown AWMM Ingoa Also known asBunny AWMM Service number25821 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMStockman AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWelcome BayTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr H. Brown (father)Welcome BayTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25821 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTaurangaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMCorporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Brown was the son of Harry Brown and of Nora Brown (nee Jones), of Te Karaka, Auckland, New Zealand.Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mr H. Brown, Welcome Bay, Tauranga AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death24 April 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathGreece AWMM Death notesGreece AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Rawhiti Brown by laying a poppy. John Patrick Brown John Peffers-Tait Brown John Rawhiti Brown John Robert Brown John Samuel Brown Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Rawhiti Brown Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 58 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.