John Rawhiti Brown Unknown date of birth - Died 24 April 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number25821 AWMM Also known asBunny AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Stockman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Welcome Bay, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr H. Brown (father), Welcome Bay, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25821 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMTauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Corporal AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause 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 name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World 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.