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James Robinson Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Robinson AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ422252 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1913 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
    Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 April 1942 AWMM 540 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    No. 8 B&G School April 1944 AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 April 1942 AWMM Salesman/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in the Army for 2.5 months before joining RNZAF

    Commisioned 31 August 1944, Pilot Officer, Air Bomber

    Promoted 1 March 1945 Flying Officer

    Trained as Pilot, Air Observer, Air Bomber, Air Navigator

    Flying Hours 870

    Total Service 3 year 340 days. Overseas 3 year 50 days

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
    Papers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.
    http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. p. ; vol. p. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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