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John Michael Stark-Brown

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Stark-Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tan AWMM
    • Brown AWMM
  • Service number
    5991 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 August 1916 AWMM WaihiWaihi AWMM
    Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 October 1939 AWMM Marine Parade Hotel, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Stark-Brown (mother), 73 Charles Street, Westshore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 March 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5991 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 27 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Plasterer/Civilian AWMM
    HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.75 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Bomb blast, bullet through tin hat AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Stark-Brown married Doreen B. Ovens in June, 1981. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1983 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Listed under letter Brown on the Nominal Roll. AWMM
  • 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 26 AWMM
    • Unpublished papers: family papers. AWMM
      Armoury Files held in Museum Archives. AWMM
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