Rev Public - Jennifer Anne - Other relative - 24 August 2017 - (1) Family papers (2) published souces.
Guy Spencer AWMM
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3 July 1885 AWMM
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G.E. Blanch (friend), Headmaster, Christ's College, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single AWMM
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Son of Rev. Willoughby Bryan-Brown and Grace Margaret Bryan-Brown, of Lydgate, Boar's Hill, Oxford, England. AWMM
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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
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
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Guy Spencer Bryan-Brown
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.
Public - Shane - Researcher - 1 October 2017
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.
Further biographical information may be found later in 1917 at: http://www.dow.cam.ac.uk/about/downing-college-archive/archives/first-world-war-roll-honour
Public - T - Researcher - 25 October 2016
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
52: 27 AWMM
- Auckland Weekly News AWMM
Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 18 October 1917, p. 20. AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
|01 October 2017||Shane||Christchurch, New Zealand||Researcher||
|24 August 2017||Jennifer Anne||Bentley, Hampshire, United Kingdom||Other relative||
|25 October 2016||T||Cambridge, England ||Researcher||
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