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George Brown

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413374 AWMM
    • WWII 413374 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 May 1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    May 2nd, 1919 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 6 July 2020 - Research
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk, Bank of New Zealand. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 6 July 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Father: Mr. G. Brown. P. O. Box 56, Carterton AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. & Mrs. G. Brown of Carterton AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of George and Jane Brown, of Carterton

      His brother, John Atkinson Brown (RNVR, Fleet Air Arm), also died on service.

      Attended The Wairarapa High School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM
    • His older brother Robert Ramsay served in the Army and was stationed in Egypt at the time of both his brother's deaths. Their father George Brown requested that Bob be repatriated to New Zealand so he returned home to Carterton, in December 1944 to his wife Marion and nearly 4 year old son Brian. Public - Julie - Other relative - 22 July 2019 - Family daughter of Robert.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, Yorkshire, England AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 2 p. 258; Vol. 3 p. 107 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing - United Kingdom, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845745) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
22 July 2019JulieAuckland New ZealandOther relative

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