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Full Name
Kawiti Brown
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Kawiti
Surname
Brown
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
65335
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs B. Tana, Ngunguru, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ngunguru, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Whangarei
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
Takrouna, Tunisia
Date of Death
21 April 1943
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference
Plot VIII, Row D, Grave 30
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Kawiti Brown was the son of Nau and Bessie Brown of Ngunguru
Description of Image
  • Headstone, EnfidavilleWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
  • Map of the troop movements leading to the capture of Takrouna
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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