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Roy Ian Brown

Portrait from The Weekly News; 24 May 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 24 May 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Ian AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    810361 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 72 Lincoln Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R.H. King (father), NZ Insurance Company, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    810361 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Roy Brown was the son of Roy Harris Brown and of Nellie Vaea Brown (nee Skeen). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Caserta War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI, B, 10. 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

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Roy Ian Brown

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  • I am so happy to have found you. I was named after your mother. She is my father's father's sister. My father Robert Stout Skeen named after his paramount auntie Nellie whom he loved very much.
    Ian thank you for your noble service. Nothing can compare.
    Ofa Atu and Godspeed xoxo
    Untill then . . .
    Public - Nellie - Direct descendant - 4 March 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2067076
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 25 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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