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George Clement Dean Brown

Photo of George on active service. The location and timing  of the photo isn't known although it may have been in Italy (based on the architecture of the damaged buildings behind). George was my great uncle.

George Brown in service

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Clement Dean AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    486644 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 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    486644 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 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.24 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.24
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.24
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Brown was the son of John Miller Brown and Ruth Catherine Brown, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Margaret Jane Brown, of Mornington, Dunedin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VIII. E. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    I am researching the house that my son has bought in 19 Scoular Street Maryhill, Dunedin and found t Public - Susan Margaret - 25 January 2017 - Information by Arachivist At Dunedin City Coundil and Dunedin Reional Office
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.24 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 January 2017Susan MargaretNewcastle, AustraliaOther
29 May 2016GraemeNew ZealandOther relative
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