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Arthur Noel Brown

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Portrait of A. N. Brown. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 December 1896 AWMM WhangaretaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F.H. Brown (father), Schoolhouse, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26784 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 30 May 1916 AWMM Fruit farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis Hamilton Brown and Emily Brown (nee Beetham)

    Brother of Geoffrey McPherson Brown (12/43); brother in law of John Thomas Mervyn Brewster (12/4142) and uncle of Geoffrey Albert Brewster (1814)

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Admitted to Wairarapa hospital on 19 June 1916 due to Influenza, from Trentham camp, being discharged on 26 June 1916
    Embarked at Wellington aboard SS Devon on 25 September 1916, disembarking at Devonport on 21 November 1916
    Was vaccinated on 12 October 1916
    Marched into Sling Camp on same day, leaving for France on 20 December 1916
    Marched into camp at Etaples on 22 December 1916
    Joined unit 2nd Battalion in the field on 24 January 1917
    Fought at Messines and Passchendaele
    Killed in action while in the field at Passchendaele, Belgium on 4 October 1917 ( Source:Public Source) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXXIV. B. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial street name: Brown Street, Takapuna, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 4 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, Third term. pp.22-23. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
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