John Michael Brough Unknown date of birth - 8 December 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number807466 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Michael AWMM SurnameBrough AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number807466 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMTruck Driver AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM6 Harper StreetNelsonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.R. Brough (wife)81 Grove StreetNelsonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 July 1943 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number807466 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNelsonTasmanNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM21 July 1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMNieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of John Harken Brough and Lena Brough, of Nelson; husband of Margaret Rennie Brough, AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death8 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceXVI. C. 8. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember John Michael Brough by laying a poppy. Harold James Brough John Brough John Michael Brough Joseph Patrick Brough Joseph Patrick Brough Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Michael Brough 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. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 12: WW2 4 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.