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Ross Brodie

Group of Airmen on board S.S. Arawa, c. October 1917. Edwyn Arnold Fraser Wilding (CAC graduate no. 1) second from right at back, Ross Brodie (CAC graduate no. 9) directly in front of him and possibly Herbert Nelson Hawker (CAC graduate no. 2) to his right (wearing pilot badge). Ernest Taniwha Sutherland (CAC graduate no. 8 and the first M_ori graduate) fourth from left in front (with hat and camera). J. E. Stevens believed to be at extreme left (CAC graduate no. 3) and Clarence James McFadden (CAC graduate no. 4) second from right in front (in front of Brodie). The airmen were on their way from New Zealand to England to begin training with the Royal Flying Corps. From the Edwyn Wilding collection. Airforce Museum of New Zealand (AFM 2007/191.9). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Group of Airmen on board S.S. Arawa, c. October 1917. Edwyn Arnold Fraser Wilding (CAC graduate no. …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Brodie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 110795 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1892 AWMM RangitataCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 'Island Home', Rangitata, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 October 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Flying Certificate, Canterbury Aviation School, Christchurch 15 September 1917 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Biographical information

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  • Husband of Alice Mae (May) Brodie nee McLean.

    Flying School - Christchurch, New Zealand

    Commissioned Second Lieutenant 23 August 1918

    Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates number 5440 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 April 1953 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    RangitataCanterbury AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Geraldine Cemetery, Timaru District, New Zealand AWMM New Row 341 Plot 20 AWMM
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