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Robert Alexander Bruce

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  • Service number
    13/2536 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917 from Powles, C.G. (1922). p. 264 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Bruce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/2536 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Bruce (father), North Rowe, Shetland Islands, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Nov 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/2536 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Trooper AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    8th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Corporal AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 November 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Palestine, Middle East, Asia AWMM
  • Death notes
    Palestine AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM
  • Grave reference
    M. 32. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Ayun Kara Memorial (destroyed), Palestine AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 88 AWMM
    • Powles, C.G. (Ed). (1928). History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-19. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
      Ayun Kara Memorial (since destroyed) erected at the site of the original burials to remember those who died 14 November 1917. (1922), p. 264 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM