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Full Name
Brown Brown
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
Brown
Surname
Brown
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39297
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr Jobe Brown (brother), Te Kao, Mangonui, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Te Kao, Mangonui, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 25
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Place of Death
Tunisia
Date of Death
8 May 1943
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
Plot VI, Row D, Grave 18
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Brown Brown was the son of Hone and Hira H. Paraone (Brown) of Te Kao, Mangonui
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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