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Brian Tyrwhitt Wyn Irwin

Portrait of Major Brian Tyrwhitt Wyn Irwin, Auckland Weekly News, 1 April 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420401-24-9. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Brian Tyrwhitt Wyn Irwin, Auckland Weekly News, 1 April 1942. Auckland Libraries H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Tyrwhitt Wyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Irwin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 8524 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
    WW2 District Health Office, Mercer Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr J.W. Irwin (father), 542 Hagley Avenue, Christchurch, 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 8524 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Wyn Irwin and Lilian May Irwin, of Christchurch, Canterbury. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Crematorium, Keighleys Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Remembrance Court AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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