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Kenneth Bruce Ross

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  • Service number
    8387 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Ross AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8387 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
    WW2 Bank officer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown C/o Bank of New Zealand, Otautau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Charles William Ross (father), 81 Mount Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8387 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Invercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    Headquarters 20 Canterbury and Otago Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Service number listes as 8387 by CWGC AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    32 AWMM
  • Date of death
    3 December 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Bel Hamed, Libya, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Bel Hamed, Libya AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM
  • Grave reference
    14. E. 5. AWMM
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 157 AWMM