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Full Name
James Lawson Brown
Rank Last Held
Second Lieutenant
Forename(s)
James Lawson
Surname
Brown
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
9/1391
Gender
Male
Date of Birth
24 July 1890
Place of Birth
Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Horse breaker
Next of Kin
Mrs D. Brown (wife), Wairoto, Clifden, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Wairoto, New Zealand
Military District
Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 28
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
85
Military Awards
Military Cross (MC)
Discharge Date
6 August 1919
Place of Death
Christchurch, New Zealand
Date of Death
2 May 1971
Age at Death
80
Year of Death
1971
Cemetery Name
Waimairi Cemetery, Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Block AN62 Plot 20
Additional Information
Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as James Lauson Brown
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
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