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David Roderick Llewelyn Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Roderick Llewelyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ41867 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 June 1917 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.T.H. Brown, Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Stella Brown, Whangarei, whom he married two months before his departure. Son of Thomas Robert and Theresa Brown of Auckland.

    Was employed by ABC Taxis of Whangarei.

    A keen follower of civil aviation before the war, he was for several years a flying member of the Mangere Auto Club.

    He was killed during the first Japanese offensive of Malaya.

    Brown was first buried at Taloek. Postwar he was reinterred in the Dutch war cemetery at Medan, but at a later date was taken to Java for final reinterment at Djakarta. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    13 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SumatraIndonesia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia AWMM 2 C 3 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
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 3 p. 107 AWMM
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