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Barney Brass

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  • Service number
    67610 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Barney AWMM
  • Surname
    Brass AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Ahipara, Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Brass (mother), Ahipara, Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67610 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorial (3 years) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Kaitaia, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr and Mrs D Brass of Ahipara.

    He was educated at the Ahipara Native School. Prior to sailing overseas Private Brass served with the territorial Forces for about three years. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    18 February 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    X. E. 12. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 16 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM