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Alexander Westwood Craig

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Westwood AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2/2102 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male 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 Wychbury Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Craig (mother), Wychbury Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2/2102 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Medal was just 5km away from family (Medalsreunitednz) 2/2102 GNR. / PTE. Alexander Westwood CRAIG – 7th Reinf, NZ Field Artillery & NZ Medical Corps (NZ Mounted Field Ambulance), NZEF. On May 4th, I received an email from Mavis G. of Birkenhead in Auckland. Mavis had recently come across a WW1 medal that had been in the family’s ‘bits n bobs’ tin for years. Having recently found our MRNZ website, Mavis decide to try and have the medal reunited with the recipient’s family. The medal although in good condition was suspended incorrectly from a very faded Victory Medal ribbon. The British War Medal was one of a trio of WW1 medals that were awarded to Private (formerly Gunner) Alexander Westwood Craig, New Zealand Medical Corps (NZMC). Alexander Craig was a salesman from Spreydon, Christchurch, who was enlisted original into the NZ Field Artillery on 09 October 1915. Upon reaching
    Public - Barry Keith Stuart - Direct descendant - 29 November 2015

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