Māori › George Nelson Cresswell Born 10 October 1879 - Died 30 June 1942 PDF Key details Service number3598 AWMM 62728 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge Nelson AWMM SurnameCresswell AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number3598 AWMM 62728 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth10 October 1879 Noel Smith Research Project Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number3598 AWMM 62728 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentSouth Africa Tailor/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage Christchurch, Canterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsSouth Africa 30 January 1901 Ministry for Culture and HeritageCornwall Ministry for Culture and Heritage Vessel was Cornwall AWMM Private Ministry for Culture and Heritage 6th Contingent, 19 Company Ministry for Culture and Heritage New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 6th Contingent AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Father was named George Cresswell. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death30 June 1942 Noel Smith Research Project Age 63 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryRuru Lawn Cemetery AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember George Nelson Cresswell by laying a poppy. Eugene Cresswell George Cresswell George Nelson Cresswell Gordon Hallam Cresswell Jack Tennison Cresswell Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Nelson Cresswell Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects The Veteran : official publication of the South African War Veterans' Association… Library / Pictorial › publication Christchurch, New Zealand ; Hamilton, New Zealand UB359.N5 VET Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20519515 Further Reference New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction Further Reference Archives NZ: W5515|13|1271 http://archives.govt.nz/research/guides/war Further Reference DocumentsStowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.