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George Nicholas Ruffles

  • Service number
    407724 AWMM
  • Also known as
    George Nicholas Jeffery Ruffles AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
World War 2 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

World War 2 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Nicholas AWMM
  • Surname
    Ruffles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Nicholas Jeffery Ruffles AWMM
  • Service number
    407724 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 10 Morgan Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 10 Morgan Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Ada Ruffles (mother), 10 Morgan Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Ada Ruffles (mother), 10 Morgan Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    407724 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Leslie and Ada Agnes Ruffles

    Name is listed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as George Nicholas Jeffery Ruffles AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 September 1946 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Protestant Soldiers Area G, Row 10, Grave 6 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Newmarket War Memorial, Olympic Park, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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