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Bruce Alexander Hunter

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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 It is stamped on the reverse 'Suitable for transmission through the post (not for publication).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 …

Identity

  • 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

Service

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

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

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

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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