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Alister Dewar Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alister Dewar AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dewar AWMM
  • Service number
    17919 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1915 AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 April 1941 AWMM 58 Bishop Street, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joan Brown (wife), 444 Manchester Street, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 May 1942 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17919 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Salesman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Leukemia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • New Zealand Tennis Champion 1937

    Married with 1 son at the time of enlistment AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 August 1986 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium AWMM Columbarium 2A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Christchurch Press, 18 August 1986 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 8: WW2 7 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death Notice: Christchurch Press, 18 August 1986 AWMM
    • Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, 455 Linwood Avenue, Bromley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand RT 19565 AWMM
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