James Edwin (Jim) Brown

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 10 June 1895, Taieri, Otago, New Zealand
  • Died 16 October 1962, Dunedin
  • Last rank Sergeant
  • Service number 8/3195
  • Served In Otago Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
  • Next of Kin Mrs H. Brown (mother), Henley, South Otago
  • Pre-war occupation Railway Employee
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Enlisted23 August 1915, Otago
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36, Willochra or Tofua, 13 November 1915, Wellington
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916
  • Periods of service112 days in New Zealand, three years and 174 days overseas in Egypt and France. Total service of three years and 286 days.
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Remuera, 5 May 1919
  • Discharged4 June 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, Military Medal, British War Medal and Victory Medal

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