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Clarence Charles Brown

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 42028 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 December 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Isabella Brown (mother), Mangere Bridge, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 42028 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/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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    • Clarence Brown was the son of William and Isabella Brown, of Richmond, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Unit: 1st Battalion Auckland Infantry Regiment
      Rank: Private
      Name: Clarence Charles BROWN
      No: 42028
      Occupation & employer: Farmhand, H Robinson, Matangi
      Religion: C of E
      Date and Place of Birth: 2 December 1893, Nelson
      Next of Kin: Mrs Isabella Brown, Mangere Bridge, Onehunga
      Description on Enlistment: Apparent age 23 years 11 months, 6ft tall, fair complexion, fair hair, blue eyes
      Parents: William and Isabella Brown [née ARBUCKLE] of Mangere Bridge
      Service: Enlisted 7 November 1916.
      Embarked Wellington 5 April 1917
      Arrived Devonport 11 June 1917.
      Departed for Etaples 10 July 1917.
      Joined Battalion 5 August 1917.
      Killed in action in the field in France or Belgium 8 August 1917. Aged 24.
      Buried Underhill Farm Cemetery, 12 Kms south of Ieper (Ypres), Belgium. There are 190 Commonwealth casualties of the First World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. Nine of the burials are unidentified and special memorials commemorate five casualties whose exact places of burial in the cemetery could not be determined. Public - Jan - Researcher - 13 October 2018 - WW1 Enlistment records, Archives NZ, https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/, Commonwealth War Graves Commission [www.cwgc.org], Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/, and NZBDM online.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Underhill Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM A. 28. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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13 October 2018JanWellington, NZLOther relative

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