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Guy Spencer Bryan-Brown

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Obituary, source unknown - No known copyright restrictions AWMM


  • Title
    Rev Public - Jennifer Anne - Other relative - 24 August 2017 - (1) Family papers (2) published souces.
  • Forenames
    Guy Spencer AWMM
  • Surname
    Bryan-Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41286 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 July 1885 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.E. Blanch (friend), Headmaster, Christ's College, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Passchendaele AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41286 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Rev. Willoughby Bryan-Brown and Grace Margaret Bryan-Brown, of Lydgate, Boar's Hill, Oxford, England. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    PasschendaeleYpres AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 18 October 1917, p. 20 "Private advice was received on Thursday that the Rev. G. S. Bryan Brown, Anglican chaplain in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces, was killed in action on October 4. Prior to his departure for the front he was chaplain of Christ’s College. He was a splendid athlete. He represented Canterbury in the cricket field, and was also prominent in hockey circles. He graduated at Cambridge, and was a master at Loretto school, Musselburgh, before coming to Christ’s College." (Auckland Weekly News, 18 October 1917, p. 20) AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • G.S. Bryan Brown, or BB as he was known, was a member of the West Christchurch Cricket Club in Christchurch, New Zealand during the time he was chaplain at Christ's College, Christchurch, NZ.

    The College's chapel has a stained glass window of Guy and a magnificent fireplace was built in his memory with hand carved inscription in Jacob's House at Christ's College. You can see some photo's on the following link. Christ's College will also have some further information.
    Public - Shane - Researcher - 1 October 2017
  • Further biographical information may be found later in 1917 at:
    Public - T - Researcher - 25 October 2016



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01 October 2017ShaneChristchurch, New ZealandResearcher
24 August 2017Jennifer AnneBentley, Hampshire, United KingdomOther relative
25 October 2016TCambridge, England Researcher
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