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Leopold Herbert Edgar Brusewitz

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leopold Herbert Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Brusewitz AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2678 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 July 1891 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
    17 July 1891 Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, South Island, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Alice (mother), 234 [?], Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    New Guinea AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2678 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Royal Australian Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - RAN service cards – Petty officers & men
    • HMAS Australia Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - NZ sailors in RAN
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 February 1913 White
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Ellis Leopold Brusewitz and Alice Brusewitz (nee Palmer), he had two sisters.

    Attended Nelson College in 1908. Served on the HMAS Cerberus (1913), HMAS Yarra (1913), HMAS Australia (1914) and HMAS Maidstone (1918). Address listed as Launceston, Tasmania after discharge. Source: Michael White, 'Australian Submarines: a history', Vol. 2, 2nd Edition, St. Kilda, VIC, 2015, p.1387. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 April 1962 Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - Find A Grave entry
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Nelson, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - Find A Grave entry
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - Find A Grave entry
  • Grave reference
    RSA Block 3 Plot 079 Public - Keith - Researcher - 18 November 2019 - Find A Grave entry
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      Nov 2017 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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20 November 2019KeithUnited KingdomResearcher
18 November 2019KeithLondonResearcher
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