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Hugh Stainger Brown

Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) - This image may be subject to copyright

Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Stainger AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404527 AWMM
    • WWII 404527 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
    • Mr Hugh Allan Brown (father), "Birnay", Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • The address should read "Birsay", Dunsandel
      The ancestors came from Birsay in Orkney Public - Julia - Other relative - 19 April 2021 - Orkney map
  • Relationship status
    Hugh Stainger Brown was my mother's brother.
    I don't think of him as 'Uncle' because he died before I was born Public - Julia - Other relative - 19 April 2021 - Personal history

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404527 AWMM
    • WWII 404527 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hugh Allan Brown and Ada Brown, of Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Europe 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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  • You will never be forgotten, from one of your great nieces
    Public - Fiona - Other relative - 25 April 2017
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 April 2021JuliaDunedin, New ZealandOther relative
06 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2017FionaBrisbane, AustraliaOther relative

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