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Athol William Joyce Brown

Portrait from The Weekly News; 20 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 20 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Athol William Joyce AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    21610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rehia, Tokatoka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.H. Brown (mother), Rehia, Tokatoka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    21610 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Athol Brown was the son of William T. Brown and Eden H. Brown, Rehia, Northern Wairoa, New Zealand.

    Presumed killed in action AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Ruawai War Memorial, WW2 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • My Father was named after Athol Brown. He was best mates with my Grandfather Reuban Lester Williams, they served together on Crete, where my grandfather was injuried and Athol unfortunately was KIA.
    Public - rachael - 6 February 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2105712
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 25 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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