Māori › Hugh Stainger Brown Died 26 January 1942 PDF Key details Service numberNZ404527 AWMM WWII 404527 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 51 Squadron, RAF AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHugh Stainger AWMM SurnameBrown AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ404527 AWMM WWII 404527 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMr Hugh Allan Brown (father), "Birnay", Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM The address should read "Birsay", DunsandelThe ancestors came from Birsay in Orkney Public - Julia - Other relative - 19 April 2021 - Orkney map Relationship statusHugh 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 Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ404527 AWMM WWII 404527 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingRCAF, 4 Bombing and Gunnery School, Fingal, Ontario Base Record Course 1: Graduation Date: 26/05/1941. AWMM RCAF, 1 Air Navigation School, Rivers, Manitoba Base Record Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Empress of Russia AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Killed on air operations AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 51 Squadron, RAF AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Death26 January 1942 AWMM Age 25 AWMM Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRunnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, Yorkshire, England AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Hugh Stainger Brown by laying a poppy. Hugh Lancelot Brown Hugh Peebles Brown Hugh Stainger Brown Huia Mortimer Brown Huia Stanley Brown Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hugh Stainger Brown Leave a note Contribute › Processing You will never be forgotten, from one of your great nieces Public - Fiona - Other relative - 25 April 2017 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast Sources Used Papers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast Sources Used Air casualties. Evening Post, Volume CXXXIII, Issue 28, 3 February 1942, Page 6 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=EP19420188.8.131.52&srpos Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1530609 Sources Used DocumentsThe Evening Post AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 19 April 2021JuliaDunedin, New ZealandOther relative 06 July 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher 25 April 2017FionaBrisbane, AustraliaOther relative The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.