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Sylvia Brown

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Sylvia Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sylvia AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sylvia Daisy BROWN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI B 28 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1884 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Essex England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 14 September 1915 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
    • c/- Timaru Hospital, Sth Canterbury, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Matron at the Waiapu Hospital, East Coast, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 2nd Military Hospital at York, No 6 General Hospital BEF, France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserves Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Service number
    WWI B 28 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1912 became a qualified nurse having done her training at Temperance Hospital, London Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 14 September 1915 AWMM
      Age 31 AWMM
      Ward Sister AWMM
    • Enlisted in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
    1912-1915: Ward Sister at the Timaru Hospital, South Canterbury, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Age on enlistment
    31yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Military Record & Research

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sylvia Brown, also known as Sylvia Daisy Brown, completed her nursing training at Temperance Hospital, London. Prior to enlisting she was a ward sister at the Timaru Hospital, South Canterbury, New Zealand

    In July 1915 she travelled on the 'Remuera' to return to England and enlist for war service. Nurse - Western Front; 2nd Military Hospital at York; No. 6 General Hospital BEF, France

    Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 April 2017]; UK File (The National Archives Catalogue Reference WO/399/1034) [28 April 2017]; Whakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, headstone image (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [27 April 2017]; Kai Tiaki: the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, 1 January 1917, 1 April 1919, 1 July 1920, 1 January 1921 (Papers Past) [17 & 23 April 2017] AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1950 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 May 1950 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Wakapuaka Cemetery Records, Nelson
  • Age at death
    66yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Wakapuaka Cemetery Records, Nelson
  • Place of death
    Nelson, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Wakapuaka Cemetery Records, Nelson
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson AWMM RSA Section, Block 1, Plot 23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Wakapuaka Cemetery Records, Nelson
  • Grave reference
    Plot RSA: Plot 023, Block 1 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 29 November 2016 - Wakapuaka Cemetery Records, Nelson
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Sources

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18 August 2021PeterNelsonResearcher
29 November 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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