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Alexander Westwood Craig
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
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