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Colin Crawford Brownlee

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Biography for Colin Crawford Brownlee. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Qu - Sl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608-0217). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Colin Crawford Brownlee. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased P …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Crawford AWMM
  • Surname
    Brownlee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411059 AWMM
    • WWII 411059 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 July 1919 RNZAF Biographies (R17845608) DunedinOtago RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Father: Mr. G. H. Brownlee. Sawyers Bay, Dunedin AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. & Mrs. G. H. Brownlee of Sawyers Bay, Dunedin AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Europe (Air) AWMM
    • Operation Lorient AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ411059 AWMM
    • WWII 411059 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Colin Brownlee was the son of George Herbert Brownlee and of Margaret Lorimer Brownlee (nee Crawford), of Sawyer's Bay, Dunedin, New Zealand.

    Attended Otago Boys High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    RetfordNottinghamshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension, Nottinghamshire, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [(New Zealanders Attached to R.A.F. [Royal Air Force]) (Officers), (Europe) - Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845744) AWMM

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