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BROWN, Herbert Ernest
(Service number 49593)

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Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Alexander BROWN, sen, (father), Morven, South Canterbury
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 27th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 12 June 1917
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 20 December 1947 Age 58 yrs
Place of Death Morven
Cause
Notices Timaru Herald, 22 December 1947
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference New Presbyterian Area, Plot 000506
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Herbert Ernest BROWN. Herbert was accorded RSA honours at his funeral.

Sources

Cenotaph Database [21 July 2014]; Waimate Old Cemetery burial records (Waimate District Council) [22 August 2014]; Headstone transcript Waimate Old Cemetery (South Canterbury Branch NZSG Cemetery Records microfiche) [22 August 2014]; Timaru Herald, 22 December 1947 (Timaru District Library) [22 August 2014]

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