Henry William Berwick BROWN

Regimental number12/953
Date of birth22 February 1886
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBella Vista, Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H W Brown, 274 Laurier Avenue, Ottawa, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankSergeant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo 2 Outpost Cemetery (Row B, Grave No 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry William and Daisy Brown. Native of Ealing, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Promoted Sergeant, 5 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 August 1915.

Now, 14 August 1915, reported killed in action, 8 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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