Richard Waller Brookman 24 November 1912 - 22 February 1941 Key details Contribute › Service numberNZ40186 AWMM Also known as ForceAir Force AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 235 Squadron, RAF 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 Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRichard Waller AWMM SurnameBrookman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ40186 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth24 November 1912 AWMM Place of birthWaitaraTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesWaitaraTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMCommercial traveller AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ40186 AWMM Military unitsRoyal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Air Force AWMM17 Operational Training Unit, RAF AWMMRoyal Air Force, 106 Squadron AWMM Military serviceRoyal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Air Force AWMM17 Operational Training Unit, RAF AWMMRoyal Air Force, 106 Squadron AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards1939-45 Star (Battle of Britain clasp) AWMMWar Medal 1939-1945 AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMSep 1939 AWMMNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM27 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM6 June 1940 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM6 June 1940 AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force AWMMRangatira 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 AWMMKilled on air operations AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal New Zealand Air Force, 235 Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Harold and Margaret Brookman, of Epsom, AucklandCoastal CommandLost his life in the Battle of BritainPortrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death22 February 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of death Death notesCrashed into the sea off Denmark AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRunnymede MemorialSurreyUnited Kingdom AWMM Memorial referencePanel 63 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Richard Waller Brookman by laying a poppy. Stephen Tute Horora Brooking William John Brooking Richard Waller Brookman Alexander Brooks Arthur Frederick Brooks Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Richard Waller Brookman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedBattle of Britain, a website.http://www.raf.mod.uk/bob1940/bobhome.htmlFurther ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1530521Further ReferenceBattle of Britain Historical Society website.http://www.battleofbritain1940.net/Further Reference DocumentsWynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMMWynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMMWynn, K. (1981). p. 36-37 AWMMMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.