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Full Name
Harvey Brown
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Harvey
Surname
Brown
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
15131
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm assistant
Next of Kin
Mrs Rangi Turner (mother), Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Waimiha, New Zealand
Military District
Taumarunui
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 44
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Medenine, Tunisia
Date of Death
26 March 1943
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
X. F. 1.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Harvey Brown was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Brown, of Te Kuiti
Description of Image
Headstone, SfaxWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941)
  • 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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