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New Zealand born
N°4 New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
24 april 1890 , Auckland , New Zealand
3 october 1917 (died of wounds)
Son of Thomas Edmond and Elizabeth Brewer, of Liverpool, England,
Husband of F. M. Blechynden (formerly Brewer), of George St., Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand
Clerk at Auckland Gas Company Ltd.
5'10" = 1.77 m
12 stone = 76 kg
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XXIV , Row E , Stone 18
10 october 1915
5 november 1915
10 - 22 november 1915
4 february 1916
14 february 1916
21 february 1916
1 may 1916
9 june 1916
26 july 1916
7 august 1916
11 august 1916
20 august 1916
26 august 1916
14 september 1916
17 september 1916
11 october 1916
21 october 1916
29 december 1916
6 january 1917
12 march 1917
11 july 1917
13 july 1917
15 july 1917
12 august 1917
2 october 1917
3 october 1917 4.20 am
Enlisted at Trentham Camp posted to the 10th Infantry
Posted to 'D' Coy. 10th Infantry
Admitted to Cottage Hospital with Gastric Trouble
Admitted to Greytown Hospital from Featherstone Camp with appendicitis.
Transferred to the 2nd Reserve Company
Discharged from Hospital
Embarked at Wellington , per HMNZT 'Ulimaroa' with the 12th Reinforcements , 'D' Company , Otago Infantry, NZEF.
Disembarked at Suez , Egypt
Embarked at Alexandria , Egypt
Disembarked at Southampton , England
Posted to the 2nd Otago Coy. at Sling Camp , England
Left for France
Attached to strength N°2 New Zealand General Base Depot , Etaples
Admitted to 20th General Hospital at Camiers with diarrhoea
Embarked for Engalnd per Hospital Ship 'Stad Antwerpen'
Admitted to New Zealand Convalescent Camp at Brockenhurst , England
Attached to strength New Zealand Command Depot at Codford.
Proceeded on leave
Marched in at Sling Camp
Attached to the New Zealand Machine Gun Depot at Grantham
Seconded for training as Machine Gun Officer.
Left for France
Marched in at New Zealand General Base Depot at Camiers.
Transferred to the New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
Posted to the N°4 New Zealand Machine Gun Corps in the field.
Wounded in action and admitted to the 11th Australian Field Ambulance
with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.
Died of wounds received the previous day.