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George Harold Brewer

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Portrait of NZ442158 George Harold Brewer - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait of NZ442158 George Harold Brewer - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Brewer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ442158 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1923 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 April 1944 AWMM 25 Canal Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harry and Jessie Brewer (parents), 25 Canal Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 June 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 14 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Bootmaker/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5ft 6in AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Swanson RSA

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the funeral order of service AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 June 2010 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, June 2010 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: order of service - funeral AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, June 2010 AWMM
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