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Reginald Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ40913 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 April 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C. Brown (father), Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ40913 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
  • 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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  • Sergeant Brown was the son of Charles and Isabel Emily Brown.

    As a child he lived in the Papatoetoe Orphan Home. He attended Papatoetoe Primary and Otahuhu Technical High School. On leaving school, he farmed on the Hauraki Plains and worked for Te Awamutu Dairy Company.

    The Otahuhu College Archives note Sergeant Brown was attached to Bomber Squadron AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Llantwit Major Cemetery, Glamorganshire, Wales AWMM Section C, Grave 6 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 record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2717369
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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