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Bruce Mark

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  • Service number
    8246 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Mark AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8246 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    11 December 1917 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 21 Brown Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr D.B. Mark, 21 Brown Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8246 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 Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    2NZEF: 1st Echelon 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 or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bruce Mark was the son of Donald Bruce and Mary Jessie Mark, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

    While attending a wounded man Sgt Mark was himself wounded in the back when enemy aircraft strafed the house and he later died of wounds. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 July 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War AWMM
  • Place of death
    Greece AWMM
  • Death notes
    Greece AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
  • Grave reference
    8. B. 11. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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 119 AWMM