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Arthur William John Brumby

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Memorial Panel, Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road Auckland 1022. Image provided by G.A Fortune 2012, CC BY G.A Fortune 2012
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Brumby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Smokey AWMM
  • Service number
    3615 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 November 1917 AWMM PetoneWellington AWMM
    Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 September 1939 AWMM 667 Manukau Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs F. Carr (sister), 19 Fairlando Avenue, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Violet Carr Public - Clive James - Child - 8 May 2015 - Family papers and direct relationship.
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3615 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded 13 September 1940 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Multiple myeloma plus pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Brumby, 29 of Workshops Section, was wounded when a supposedly ‘dud’ thermos bomb exploded while he was taking it to bits to see what made it tick. Henderson (1954), p. 17. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 February 1994 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1085 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Mech.html
    Sources Used
  • 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
      Henderson, J. (1954). p.17 AWMM

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08 May 2015Clive JamesAuckland, New ZealandChild
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