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Full Name: John Martin Brown
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Martin
Surname: Brown
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.:
  • 2/1424A
  • 10/1424
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs Jessie Brown (mother), Scandia Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 6 Campbell Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 85
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: At sea en route to Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death: 28 August 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: A. XII. 5.
Biographical Notes: Son of the late Jessie Brown, of Scandia Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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