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Hector Ashton Brien

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector Ashton AWMM
  • Surname
    Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 917 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 January 1905 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    10th January 1905 Public - Michaelis - Child - 30 November 2019 - Dad told me
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch Public - Michaelis - Child - 30 November 2019 - Dad told me
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 132 Oriental Pde., Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. James Andrew Brien, 132 Oriental Pde., Wellington (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 917 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.54 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.54
    LondonEngland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.54
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-C, Sagan, modern day Żagań, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 32249 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Hector Ashton Brien died on the 17th December 1993 at Hazelwood Hospital, Ngaio, Wellington. Source:-
    Register book of Deaths No. 153205
    Public - Michaelis - Child - 1 December 2019
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.54 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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01 December 2019MichaelisUpper HuttChild

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