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Full Name: Robert Burns Brown-Pryde
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Robert Burns
Surname: Brown-Pryde
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14229
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Watersider
Next of Kin: Mr William Walker (brother-in-law) 121 Romilly Street, Westport, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 121 Romilly Street, Westport, New Zealand
Military District: Westport
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 388
Campaigns: Crete
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Crete
Date of Death: 22 May 1941
Age at Death: 33
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference: 6. B. 2.
Description of Image: Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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