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John Michael Brough

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  • Service number
    807466 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Brough AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    807466 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 Truck Driver AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 6 Harper Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.R. Brough (wife), 81 Grove Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Jul 1943 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    807466 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Nelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Nieuw Amsterdam AWMM
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion 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 AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Harken Brough and Lena Brough, of Nelson; husband of Margaret Rennie Brough, AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XVI. C. 8. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • I never met my great grandfather but he had a great son who became a wonderful grandfather. Though I never knew you, I thank you for your service and sacrifice. Without you I would not be here today.
    Public - Shay - Direct descendant - 7 March 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second 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. AWMM
    WW2 12: WW2 4 AWMM

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07 March 2016ShayChicago, United StatesDirect descendant