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Ruth Smith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ruth AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jamieson AWMM
  • Service number
    22/218 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Mercury Bay Hospital, Whitianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Charles Smith (mother), 4 Park Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs C. Smith (mother), 4 Park Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22/218 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
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Initial service was with Hospital Ship Marama in 1915. Ruth Smith then returned to duty on HMNZT Devon and saw further service in France.

    New Zealand had one hospital in France: No.1 New Zealand Stationary Hospital. It was based at Amiens from July 1916 to April/May 1917. In May 1917 the unit was transferred to Hazebrouck as advance preparation for the second battle of Messines.

    Auckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart WWI "Nurses and Volunteers" display. Display item is a card "Best wishes for a speedy recovery from the Staff of "A" Ward His Majesty's New Zealand Hosiptal Ship, No 2" with the names of all the staff on the Marama. AWMM
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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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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: 677 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      59: 16 AWMM
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM