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Tommy Brown

  • Service number
    • WWI 30133 AWMM
    • (originally issued Regt # 16/1426 at Narrow Neck) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    Thomas Rakiroa BROWN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • then the 7th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 4th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Tommy AWMM
  • Surname
    Brown AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas Rakiroa BROWN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 30133 AWMM
    • (originally issued Regt # 16/1426 at Narrow Neck) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    24 Feb 1888 at Enlisment (24 Feb 1891 at Discharge) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Reinga, Wairoa, HB., NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Hangaroa, Tiniroto, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Mary Ann Rakiroa (sister), Te Rerenga, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • sister: Meriana Rakiroa of Te Reinga, Gisborne/Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • then the 7th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
    • NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion 4th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 30133 AWMM
    • (originally issued Regt # 16/1426 at Narrow Neck) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    2 1/2yrs Huramoa Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
    • 23 Feb 1916 at Narrow Neck
      19 Aug 1916 at Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd for Mr Graham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    27yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

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
    May 1916 scarlet fever while at Narrow Neck; July 1917 Hospitalized due to Wounds Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 40 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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