Richard Waller Brookman Born 24 November 1912 - Died 22 February 1941 PDF Print Share 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 Lay a poppy 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 birthWaitara, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesWaitara, Taranaki, New 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 units17 Operational Training Unit, RAF AWMMRoyal Air Force, 106 Squadron AWMM Military service 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 AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM6 June 1940 AWMMRangatira 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 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 Memorial, Surrey, United 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.