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Ruth Smith

  • Service number
    22/218 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jamieson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sister AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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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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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
    • WW1 Matron AWMM
      Unknown military district AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown Mercury Bay Hospital, Whitianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown Unknown address AWMM
  • 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
    • Pre 04 Dec 1915 Single AWMM
    • Pre 05 Apr 1917 Unknown Marital Status AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22/218 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW1 Hospital Ship. No. 2, 1st Voyage from NZ AWMM
        Vessel was Marama AWMM
        Nurse AWMM
        New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps AWMM
        HMHS Marama AWMM
      • WW1 05 Apr 1917-10 June 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 81 AWMM
        Vessel was Devon AWMM
        Sister AWMM
        New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps AWMM
        New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
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    Medical history

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    • Medical notes

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW1 Sister AWMM

    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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    • Memorial name
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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