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Brian Charles Minett

Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Minett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33457 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brian Minett was the son of Walter Minett and of Mary Minett (nee O'Dowd), of Masterton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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  • Brian was my Fathers best friend, in WW2 Brian went to Egypt & Dad, Don J (Red) Falkner to the Pacific, I was named after Brian. B C Minett's name is on the ANZAC Bridge in Kaiparoro, Eketahuna District, Wairarapa. Link to more info here; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-ANZAC-Bridge/530342073698688
    Public - Brian Donald - 9 May 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/2184359
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.331 AWMM
    • 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
      p.248 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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09 May 2015Brian DonaldParaparaumu NZOther

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