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Full Name
Lynden Willoughby Brassey
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Lynden Willoughby
Surname
Brassey
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
25039
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Private
  • Private
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Poultry farmer
  • Poultry farmer
Next of Kin
  • Mrs D.V. Brassey mother), Bleakhouse Road, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mrs D.V. Brassey mother), Bleakhouse Road, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
  • Single
  • Single
Enlistment Address
  • Bleakhouse Road, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bleakhouse Road, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
  • Headquarters, 29 Battalion
  • New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number
  • WW2 3
  • WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
  • WW2 53
  • WW2 28
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
23 March 1944
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
X. C. 6.
Memorial Name
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Memorial roll, St Paul's Church, 25 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Roll of Honour, Dilworth School, 2 Erin Street, Epsom, Auckland
  • Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial, Stockade Hill, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Son of Mrs D.V. Brassey, Herald Island, Auckland, New Zealand
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Roll of Honour, portraits, Dilworth School, Epsom, Auckland
  • Memorial roll, St Paul's Church, (photo John Halpin November 2011)
  • St Paul's Church, (photo John Halpin November 2011)
  • Howick & Pakuranga War Memorial, WW1 and WW2 (photo J. Halpin August 2013)
  • View, Howick & Pakuranga War Memorial (photo J. Halpin August 2013)
  • Dedication plaque, War Memorial seat, Stockade Hill, Howick (photo J. Halpin August 2013)
  • View, War Memorial seat, Stockade Hill, Howick (photo J. Halpin August 2013)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 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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