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Frank Robert Brown

Split negative of serviceman, Corporal Frank Robert Brown of 22nd Infantry Battalion, wearing full uniform. Born in Inglewood, Taranaki. Killed in action on 15 April 1945, aged 22, in Italy. Photograph (ref: SW1944.0280) held by Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, New Zealand : pukeariki.com - Please do not reproduce without permission from Puke Ariki. Contact images@pukeariki.com for more information.

Split negative of serviceman, Corporal Frank Robert Brown of 22nd Infantry Battalion, wearing full u …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    443527 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
    Unknown AWMM Hursthouse Road, New PLymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Brown (mother), Durham Road, Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    443527 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Leonard Daniel Brown and of Eveline Brown (nee Laurence), of Te Tawa, Taranaki

    Attended Stratford Technical High School in about 1936. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VIII, B, 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    • Split negative of serviceman, Corporal Frank Robert Brown of 22nd Infantry Battalion, wearing full uniform. Born in Inglewood, Taranaki. Killed in action on 15 April 1945, aged 22, in Italy. Photograph (ref: SW1944.0280) held by Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, New Zealand : pukeariki.com - Please do not reproduce without permission from Puke Ariki. Contact images@pukeariki.com for more information.
      https://collection.pukeariki.com/objects/42437
      Further Reference
    • Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
      https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2206793
      Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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 13: WW2 17 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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