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Ernest Hugh Arthur Browne

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Headstone for E. H. A. Browne. Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic. Image kindly provided by Arno Glaser (August 2020).

Headstone for E. H. A. Browne. Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic. Image kindly provided by Arno Gl …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Hugh Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Browne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Brown AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4554 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 January 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    41 Hopper Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eleanor P. Cropper (mother), 75 Brougham Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4554 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • POW - Stalag VII-B, Memmingen, Germany AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Shot whilst escaping from a POW camp AWMM
    • 30 May 1944 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Shot while evading arrest following escape from working party camp. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Arthur and Eleanor Pearl Browne, of Nelson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    CzechoslovakiaEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic AWMM IV. C. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 27 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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02 July 2015Jessie MasonAustraliaOther Relative

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