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Full Name: Edwin Sutherland Browne
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): Edwin Sutherland
Surname: Browne
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 7981
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Apprentice Engineer
Next of Kin: Mr E.w. Browne (father), PO Box 19, Green Bushes, Perth, West Australia
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Hampden Street, Hokitika, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 27
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 28 June 1942
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1942
Memorial Name:
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference: Column 101
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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