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Full Name
John Martin Brown
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Martin
Surname
Brown
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
  • 2/1424A
  • 10/1424
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs Jessie Brown (mother), Scandia Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
6 Campbell Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
85
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
At sea en route to Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death
28 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. XII. 5.
Biographical Notes
Son of the late Jessie Brown, of Scandia Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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