BROWN, Edward
(Service number 34020)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 27 January 1888 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Butter maker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Agnes BROWN (mother), Eversley Road, Waimataitai, Timaru
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 21st Reinforcements, F Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Entrenching Battalion

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 August 1930 Age 43 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 103, Plot 3
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Edward Brown was born on 27 January 1888 at Dunedin, the son of James and Agnes Elizabeth (née Hall) Brown.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [02 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [29 December 2016]

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