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Charles Sydney Brewster

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Sydney AWMM
  • Surname
    Brewster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    49794 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pukekawa, via Tuakau, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.A. Brewster (mother), Pukekawa, via Tuakau, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    49794 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand AWMM
    TuakauSouth Auckland AWMM
  • 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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  • Husband of Marie; father of Jan, Peter, Kevin, Merril, Russell AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 2010 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 March 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • My grandad was a great man He use to take me to my rugby on saturday mornings He taught me farm life He was a quiet man who never really talked about his past. I always looked upto him There is not a day go by that i dont think of him He had a dry sence if humor but a heart of gold He was and always will be my grandad I love him i miss him dearly
    Public - Dion - Direct descendant - 19 March 2017
    Report 
  • My Dad didn't talk much about what he went through in the Pacific as I was growing up , but when my son joined the NZ Navy , he opened up to both of us more. He didn't keep in touch with anyone really after he returned home, as he tended to be a very private man.
    Public - Jan - Child - 16 February 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 20 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 March 2010 AWMM

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19 March 2017DionQuinns rocks perth western australia 6030Direct descendant
16 February 2017JanButler ,Perth , 6036 WAChild

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