John Michael Brough Unknown date of birth - Died 8 December 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number807466 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Truck Driver AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 6 Harper Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M.R. Brough (wife), 81 Grove Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Jul 1943 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number807466 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMNelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Nieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of John Harken Brough and Lena Brough, of Nelson; husband of Margaret Rennie Brough, AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death8 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameSangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceXVI. C. 8. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary 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 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Michael Brough Leave a note Contribute › Processing 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 Report 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 07 March 2016ShayChicago, United StatesDirect descendant Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.