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Rupert Clare Garsia



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert Clare AWMM
  • Surname
    Garsia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    R. C. Garscia AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 October 1887 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
    09 October 1887 Public - Keith - Researcher - 6 November 2019 - Royal Navy Officers' Service Records
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 6 November 2019 - 1911 England Census HMS Psyche
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Eric Garsia (brother), Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status


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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Captain Christopher Garsia and Elizabeth Parker Garsia (nee Watson). Educated at Christchurch Boys' High School and later in England on HMS Britannia (the Royal Navy's training ship). Brother of Lieutenant Oliver Dunham Melville Garsia, Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    18 February 1954 AWMM
    CanberraACT AWMM
  • Date of death
    18 February 1954 Public - Keith - Researcher - 6 November 2019 - Ancestry website

    New South Wales, Australia, Index to Deceased Estate Files, 1859-1958 for Rupert Clare Garsia
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • External links
  • References
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
      p. 25 AWMM
    • McKenzie, R. (1970). And quiet now their rest. Wellington N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • 1911 England Census of 02 April 1911,
      Royal Navy, China and East Indies, Vessels, HMS Psyche Public - Keith - Researcher - 6 November 2019 - Class: RG14; Piece: 34972; Registration District Number: 640;

      Rupert C Garcia[sic]; 23 years; Lieutenant RN; Christchurch, New Zealand; C of E;

      ANF vessels


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06 November 2019KeithLondonResearcher

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