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Full Name: Robert Brownlee
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Robert
Surname: Brownlee
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/2079
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Robert Brownlee (father), Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Havelock, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 87
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 14 June 1916
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Grave Reference: II. B. 42.
Biographical Notes: Robert Brownlee was the son of Robert and Ivy Brownlee, of Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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