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BROWN, James Leslie
(Service number 78225)

Aliases Known as Leslie
First Rank Private Last Rank

Birth

Date 3 September 1893 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimataitai, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. BROWN (mother), Waimataitai, Timaru
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 39th Reinforcements, A Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
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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

Labourer

Death

Date 19 February 1975 Age 81 years
Place of Death Timaru
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 144, Plot 703
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Leslie Brown was born on 3 September 1893 at Timaru, the son of James and Agnes Elizabeth (née Hall) Brown.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image & burial record (Timaru District Council) [29 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [29 December 2016]

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