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Full Name: Harvey Brown
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Harvey
Surname: Brown
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 15131
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Farm assistant
Next of Kin: Mrs Rangi Turner (mother), Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Waimiha, New Zealand
Military District: Taumarunui
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: Medenine, Tunisia
Date of Death: 26 March 1943
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference: X. F. 1.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Harvey Brown was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Brown, of Te Kuiti
Description of Image: Headstone, SfaxWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
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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