James Douglas BROWN

Regimental number12/948
AddressTe Karai, Kohukohu
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Brown, Queen's Buildings, Thames Street, Oamaru, Otago
Rank on embarkationBugler
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 unitNo 15 (North Auckland) Company, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsGrevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Isabella Brown, Reed Street, Oamaru
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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