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Henry Brusey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Brusey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) AWMM
    MSM. London Gazette 17 October 1917, p12781. For services in Minesweeping Operations between 1st July and 31st December 1918. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Master Mariner/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Brusey was Skipper of ss Nora Niven owned by New Zealand Trawling Company, Napier. The ship was chartered by the New Zealand Government in 1918 for minesweeping and the crew including Brusey were provided with the charter. They were assisted by Royal Australian Naval Brigade (RANB) which was responsible for exploding the discovered mines that had previously been laid by the German raider Wolf. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 August 1932 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Obituary
    Obituary: Evening Post, Volume CXIV, Issue 51, 29 August 1932, Page 10 "Captain H. Brusey, a well-known figure In the Napier waterfront trade for many years, died on Friday morning at the age of 73 years. Captain Brusey had been closely Identified with the fishing industry in Napier for many years having brought the trawler Nora Niven from England to Napier for the New Zealand Trawling Company. For many years after the arrival of the Nora Niven. Captain Brusey served with the New Zealand Trawling Company." AWMM
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Memorials

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