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Full Name
Barney Brass
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Barney
Surname
Brass
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67610
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Brass (mother), Ahipara, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ahipara, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 11
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 16
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
18 February 1944
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1944
Cemetery Name
Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
X. E. 12.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
  • Son of Mr and Mrs D Brass of Ahipara.
  • He was educated at the Ahipara Native School. Prior to sailing overseas Private Brass served with the territorial Forces for about three years.
Description of Image
Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, Returned Services Association.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
Previous Military Experience
Territorial (3 years)
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