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Brown, Felix Leon

RANK: CORPORAL SERIAL NO: 24/2516
UNIT: 3rd BATTALION, NEW ZEALAND RIFLE BRIGADE
BORN: 24/09/1893 - NAPIER, N.Z.
DIED: NOT KNOWN) RETURNED TO N.Z. AND
PLACE: NOT KNOWN ) DISCHARGED 11/04/1919
SINGLE: RELIGION: ROMAN CATHOLIC
WIFE:
PARENTS: Mrs H. BROWN (mother)
SIBLINGS:
NEXT OF KIN: Mrs H. BROWN (mother), Hardinge Road, NAPIER
OCCUPATION: FARMER
EMPLOYER: H. BRIGGS, KAPONGA
LAST NZ ADDRESS: KAPONGA, TARANAKI
HEIGHT: 5’ 9” WEIGHT: 159lb. CHEST: 35”
COMP: RUDDY EYES: BROWN HAIR: BROWN
EDUCATION: 4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:
ENLISTED: KAPONGA DATE: 23/09/1915
MAIN BODY: REINFORCEMENT: 11th
MILITARY RECORD:
10/12/1915. POSTED ‘F’ COMPANY, 11th REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM .
01/04/1916. EMBARKED WELLINGTON.
02/05/1916. DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
20/05/1916. EMBARKED ALEXANDRIA FOR MARSEILLES ‘IVERNIA’.
28/05/1916. ATTACHED N.Z. INFANTRY BASE DEPOT (ETAPLES).
15/09/1916. WOUNDED IN LEG.
17/09/1916. ADMITTED 1st N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE.
04/10/1916. ADMITTED No.5 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION.
12/07/1918. DISCHARGED TO BROCKTON.
25/09/1918.. LEFT BROCKTON FOR FRANCE.
27/09/1918. MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES.
08/10/1918. ADMITTED 3rd N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE, TRANSFERRED TO
4th CASUALTY CLEARING STATION (URETHRITIS).
30/09/1918. JOINED 3rd BATTALION N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE IN THE FIELD.
10/10/1918. ADMITTED VEN. HOSPITAL, LONDON.
14/11/1918. DISCHARGED VEN. HOSPITAL, LONDON.
25/01/1919. EMBARKED PORT MELBOURNE FOR NEW ZEALAND.
11/04/1919. FINAL DISCHARGE.
AWARDED: BRITISH WAR MEDAL. VICTORY MEDAL.