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James Reuben Kruck

L. J. Keys Ltd Roll of Honour, 1939-1945. Image kindly provided by John Halpin, CC-BY John Halpin 2012.

L. J. Keys Ltd Roll of Honour, 1939-1945. Image kindly provided by John Halpin, CC-BY John Halpin 20 …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Reuben AWMM
  • Surname
    Kruck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4661 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1910 AWMM AratapuNew Zealand AWMM
    Aratapu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 61 Cliff Road, St Heliers Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.R. Kruck (father), 29 Harcourt Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4661 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Bus Driver/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Tāmaki War Memorial Hall, St Heliers, Auckland AWMM

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  • External links
    Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    Sources Used
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 99 AWMM

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