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Harold Thompson Brook

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Thompson AWMM
  • Surname
    Brook AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61316 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61316 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 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.42 Tinsmith/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.42
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.42
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33280 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died while prisoner of war AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Henry and Laura Brook of Dunedin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Kommandos work camp of Stalag VIIIA = 12404WABAG, Waldenburg, Silesia (Now Walbrzych, Poland) Public - Karen - Other relative - 21 April 2020 - Family Papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    CWGC advises-buried in 'Field VIIC, Grave 16 of Altwasser Kommand Cemetery, Waldenburg, Germany'. U Public - Karen - Other relative - 21 April 2020 - Commonwealth War Grave commission
  • Grave reference
    No marked grave Public - Karen - Other relative - 21 April 2020 - Commonwealth War Grave commission
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, Egypt Public - Karen - Other relative - 21 April 2020 - Commonwealth War Grave commission
  • Memorial reference
    Column 99 = Soldiers with non known grave Public - Karen - Other relative - 21 April 2020 - Commonwealth War Grave commission

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.42 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2020KarenAucklandOther relative
03 July 2016Karen JoyAuckland New ZealandOther relative
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