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Phillip D'Arcy Brewer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Phillip D'Arcy AWMM
  • Surname
    Brewer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 6889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 October 1920 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
    1919 Public - Sarah - Other relative - 25 April 2022 - NZ Births Deaths Marriages #1919/21491
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Sarah - Other relative - 25 April 2022 - NZ Births Deaths Marriages #1919/21491
  • Birth notes
    as per NZBDM #1919/21491 Public - Sarah - Other relative - 25 April 2022 - birth date currently listed on cenotaph site may be incorrect - could have been used to enlist but not actual date of birth.
  • Address before enlistment
    Rahotu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr F.B. Brewer (father), Rahotu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 6889 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Philip Brewer was the son of Frederick Babington Brewer and Margaret Shaw Brewer, Rahotu, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII.E.2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 16 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 24 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2022SarahHamilton, New ZealandOther relative
03 December 2021Ian Banks Taumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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