(Service number 40770)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John BROWN (father), Ohape, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Reinforcements G Company|
|Date||13 February 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||3 March 1976||Age||80 yrs|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Block PR55, Plot 30|
|New Zealand Memorials|
David BROWN was a son of John and Louisa (nee KIRBY) BROWN of Riverslea, Temuka. His brothers Frank and James BROWN also served in WWI. David married Myrtle Lucy IRVINE on 7 September 1922 at Timaru.
Cenotaph Database [15 May 2014]; Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch burial records (Christchurch City Council) [22 August 2014]; Headstone transcription Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch (South Canterbury Branch NZSG Cemetery Records microfiche) [22 August 2014]
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