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Full Name: Kawiti Brown
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Kawiti
Surname: Brown
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 65335
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs B. Tana, Ngunguru, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Ngunguru, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Whangarei
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: Takrouna, Tunisia
Date of Death: 21 April 1943
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia
Grave Reference: Plot VIII, Row D, Grave 30
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Kawiti Brown was the son of Nau and Bessie Brown of Ngunguru
Description of Image:
  • Headstone, EnfidavilleWar Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009)
  • Map of the troop movements leading to the capture of Takrouna
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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