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BROWN , Francis
(Service number 7/1701)

Aliases Frank
First Rank Corporal Last Rank Gunner

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ohape Post-office, Timaru
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John BROWN (father), Ohape Post-office, Timaru
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparimo or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Field Artillery

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

Farmer

Death

Date 25 December 1960 Age 75 yrs
Place of Death Christchurch
Cause
Notices Timaru Herald, 27 December 1960
Memorial or Cemetery Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block PR30, Plot 26
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Francis BROWN was a son of John and Louisa (nee KIRBY) BROWN, of "Riverslea", Temuka. Frank was educated Milford and Temuka schools. His brothers David and James BROWN also served in WWI.

Sources

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]; Timaru Herald, 27 December 1960 (Timaru District Library) [22 August 2014]

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