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 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMTruck Driver AWMM Post war occupation 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 Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number807466 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNelsonTasmanNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM 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 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 Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceXVI. C. 8. AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.