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James Ronald Browning

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Browning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413376 AWMM
    • WWII 413376 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1915 AWMM CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Y.E. Churton (sister), St Heliers Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 November 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ413376 AWMM
    • WWII 413376 AWMM
  • Military service
    Volunteer Rifles (Waipukurau?) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Whenuapai AWMM
    • Ohakea AWMM
    • Royal Air Force AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Julia Mary Browning.

    At the time of his death he was attached to Bomber Command. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    YorkshireEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Catterick Cemetery, Yorkshire, England AWMM C. of F. Sec. Row O. Grave 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Chorley, W. (1996). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1943 (Vol. 4). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM
      Chorley, W.R. 'Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War' Vol. 4 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Catterick Cemetery, Yorkshire, England AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 0.14 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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