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Bruce Alexander Hunter

Portrait, Bruce Alexander Hunter, taken on board Coldstreamer in the Atlantic in 1943. It is stamped on the reverse 'Suitable for transmission through the post (not for publication). Press Division, Admiralty.' - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Bruce Alexander Hunter, taken on board Coldstreamer in the Atlantic in 1943. It is stamped …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ3715 AWMM
    • WWII 3715 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1921 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 July 1941 AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Hunter (mother), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 December 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • HMS Ganges AWMM
    • HMS King Alfred AWMM
    • Royal Naval College, Greenwich AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jul 1941 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • In 1946, married Elizabeth MacDonald of Inverness, from Scotland, his wartime fiancee.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998. Death notice recorded RNZVR and in the Evening Post for a promotion. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 August 2002 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City 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



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