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Valentine Brinsley Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Valentine Brinsley AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Val AWMM
    • V. B. Brown AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 824351 AWMM
    • Vietnam 30250 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 August 1926 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 17 Hunia St., Marton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. J.B. Brown, Hunia St., Marton (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.17 Student/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.17
  • 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

Biographical information

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  • Commander New Zealand V Force, based in Saigon 13 August 1970 to 6 March 1972. Read citation for National Order of the Republic of Vietnam 5th Class. Buried in Taita Cemetery, Wellington. Served in NZ Army 1944-1976. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 April 2004 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.17 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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