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Mervyn Patrick Brunton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Brunton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33740 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
    Unknown AWMM RD, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S.A. Brunton (mother), RD, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    33740 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Herbert William and Sarah Ann Brunton, of Hatuma, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Date of Birth : August 11, 1918. Public - Dulcie - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Family History Research Papers.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VI. A. 17 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Eketahuna District High School Roll of Honour 1939-45 Public - Elli - Researcher - 8 June 2020 - Eketahuna Primary School Centennial and D.H.S. Re-Union, published 1979
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Lest we forget. Our dear Uncle and our fathers brother who was killed during the war. We never knew you but have photos to remind us of who you were. You were killed along with your brother Walker Brunton during world war 2. You are in my prayers today.
    Public - Roselind - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016
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  • Dear Mervyn, We have never met, but I am Earl's daughter. I want to say that you have been in my thoughts over the years and my Dad was very fond of you. I can imagine it hit him hard when you and Walker never came home and Fred came home on his own. You will never be forgotten, we will remember you always.
    Public - Angela - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
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  • ' Lest We Forget '
    Public - Dulcie - Other Relative - 22 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2182545
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 46 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 June 2020ElliWellington, NZResearcher
25 April 2016RoselindParaparaumuDirect descendant
26 April 2015AngelaPoriruaOther Relative
23 April 2015DulcieAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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