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Alexander Edward Munn Browne

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Portrait, WW1 Alexander Edward Munn Browne, 1915c (Hodder family collection) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, WW1 Alexander Edward Munn Browne, 1915c (Hodder family collection) - No known copyright re …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Edward Munn AWMM
  • Surname
    Browne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alec AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56728 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 February 1891 AWMM DannevirkeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 May 1917 AWMM Tututawa, via Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Frederick Walter Hodder (grandfather), Tututawa, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56728 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
    WW1 1 May 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian 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
      5.75 foot AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      145 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded, shell wound right arm, 15 November 1917, Polygon Wood AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted 3 NZ Field Ambulance AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      17 Casualty clearing Station, amputation, right arm 21 November 1917 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      14 Stationary Hospital AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Evacuated to UK AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admiited Military Hospital, Bethnal Green AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted No 2 NZGH, Walton on Thames 6 February 1918 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      July 1918, evacuated to NZ per HS Marama AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Fitted with an artificial arm AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Amp. right arm Pension: 32/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 15 November 1918 AWMM
    No longer physically fit on account of wounds received in action; lost an arm AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander Francis Browne (1859-1921) and Lydia Harriett Mary Browne (nee Hodder) (1874-1939).

    Married Emily French (1889-1975) 15 June 1921 at Stratford.

    Attested 1 May 1917.

    Served in new Zealand 109 days and overseas 1 year 61 days

    Nominal Roll records Reinforcements H Company (part)

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Tututawa AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 July 1953 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    One Tree HillAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block J 03 Plot 071 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 33 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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