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Robert William Crawley

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Portrait, South African War - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, South African War - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Crawley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rusty Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    • 24 AWMM
    • 5165 AWMM
    • 61895 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 March 1876 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 October 1899 AWMM Brunswick, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs James Crawley (mother), Brunswick, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • James Crawley (brother), Brunswick, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 October 1899 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 feet 8.25 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After the war Crawley returned to farming near Wanganui.

    Serial numbers: 24 (1st Contingent); 5163 (8th Contingent); and WWI 61895 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 December 1957 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      81: 25 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
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