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William Brosnahan

  • Service number
    • WWII 43012 AWMM
    • WWII 43072 (as per Cemetery Headstone) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 January 2023 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
2nd NZEF, 43072 Spr W J BROSNAHAN, NZ Engineers, died 28 July 1969.He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Block RSA Plot 515

William BROSNAHAN

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Brosnahan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 43012 AWMM
    • WWII 43072 (as per Cemetery Headstone) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 January 2023 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1907 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Birth notes
    Son of James Joseph & Mary BROSNAHAN of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Paritu (Gisborne) AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. M.M. Brosnahan, 59 Herbert Rd., Gisborne (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • 1937 William BROSNAHAN married Mary Myrle BOWMAN Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 19 September 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 43012 AWMM
    • WWII 43072 (as per Cemetery Headstone) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 January 2023 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.43 Tunneller/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.43
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.43
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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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

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Sources

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  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.43 AWMM

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19 September 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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