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Alexander George Brown

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Sgt. Alexander George Brown

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  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Alexander George AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    • WWII NZ41568 AWMM
    • WWII 41568 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

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Te whānautanga

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  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna

Ope taua

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  • Pakanga
  • Kauhanga riri
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Air Force AWMM
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    • WWII 41568 AWMM
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  • Whakapikinga / Tukunga / Whakawhitinga

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
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  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

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Kōrero taurongo

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    • Alexander Brown was the son of George Brown and Rakiki Tipoki, of Cook Islands, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Served with 489 Squadron (18 Group - Coastal Command) - based at RAF Skitten, Caithness, Scotland.

      Whilst on an aerial patrol searching for enemy U-Boats - over the North Sea - at 2.17am the crew signalled by radio they were short of fuel and may have to land in the sea. At 2.20am a radio call was heard "Will have to land in the sea". The aircraft was not heard from again - with the loss of all 4 RNZAF crew members on board.

      The bodies of Sergeant Douglas Newman (Dunedin) was located near Husum - and Flight Sergeant Alexander Brown was located near Sylt.

      For the full story of the loss of this aircraft refer to Sources section of this profile. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 7 December 2018 - aircrewremembered.com (England) : 489 Squadron Hampden TB1 AD795 XA-k.
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Matenga

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    15 Mahuru 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
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  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
    Kiel War Cemetery, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany AWMM 4. H. 3. AWMM
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Maumaharatanga

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Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Alexander George Brown mā te whakatakoto i te papi

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Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Alexander George Brown

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  • Never thought I had any relatives in the war. Now that I know I feel humbled and honoured. Thanks you my great great Uncle Alexander. We will remember them!
    Public - Regan - Direct descendant - 25 Paengawhāwhā 2019

Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2356211
    Sources Used
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.106 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

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25 Paengawhāwhā 2019ReganAuckland nzDirect descendant
10 Hakihea 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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