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Eric William Brown

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Eric William Brown

Eric William Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric William AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28873 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1909 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Fort Dorset, Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Brown (wife), 25 Rothesay Road, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28873 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Brown was the son of Leslie Brown and of Louisa Annie Brown (nee Lodge); husband of Jessie Alma Brown, of Plimmerton, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. K. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Eric william brown, your brother Reginald leslie brown was my grandfather. I am just learning about my family, I want to thank you for what you have done to represent my family in WW1.
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 57 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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30 November 2021Angela SharonHelensville Auckland Other relative

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