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Lionel Brown

Full caption reads: 'New Zealand Lads in Blue: Group of boys from the land of the Kiwi and Moa serving on board HMS [sic] Australia'.

Photograph of New Zealanders serving on HMAS Australia in 1915

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lionel AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2297 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 July 1889 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Rosa Brown (mother), Lemon Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2297 AWMM
  • Military service
    • HMAS Cerberus AWMM
    • Royal Australian Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 November 2019 - Source

      Lionel Brown, Discovering Anzacs
      RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
      A6770, Barcode: 4403932
      BROWN LIONEL : Service Number - 2297 :
      Date of birth - 21 Jul 1889 : Place of birth - WELLINGTON NZ :
      Next of Kin - BROWN ROSA [Mother]
    • HMAS Cerberus Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 November 2019 - NZ sailors in RAN
    • 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
    3 October 1912 AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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

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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Sources

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