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Full Name: Brown Brown
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Brown
Surname: Brown
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 39297
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mr Jobe Brown (brother), Te Kao, Mangonui, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Te Kao, Mangonui, New Zealand
Military District: Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 25
Last Unit Served: 28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company
Place of Death: Tunisia
Date of Death: 8 May 1943
Age at Death: 27
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference: Plot VI, Row D, Grave 18
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Brown Brown was the son of Hone and Hira H. Paraone (Brown) of Te Kao, Mangonui
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Further References:
Sources Used:
  • 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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