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Jack Leslie Cragg

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Cragg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 38742 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 January 1915 BDM, Births and Deaths
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 48 Apuka St., Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs L.L. Cragg (wife), 48 Apuka St., Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 38742 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk 2NZEF Roll 4 p. 80
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Roll 4 p. 80
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eliza Selina Kenathena Nina Cragg and David Leslie Cragg. Husband of Linnea; father of David and Vivienne

    Retired as business manager of the New Zealand Nursing Association where he worked from 1974-1986. Formerly he wroked with the Post Office for 45 years.

    Service held at Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand

    According to his burial plaque, Jack Cragg was twice Mentioned in Dispatches AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 2005 Death notice
    Age 90 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand Death notice
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Makara Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM SAP 96/D AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald,October 2005

    Obituary: Kaitiaki: Nursing New Zealand, November 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 80 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald,October 2005 AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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