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Full Name
Robert Brownlee
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert
Surname
Brownlee
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/2079
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Robert Brownlee (father), Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Havelock, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
87
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
14 June 1916
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Grave Reference
II. B. 42.
Biographical Notes
Robert Brownlee was the son of Robert and Ivy Brownlee, of Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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