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Richard Andrew Ramsay

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L/Cpl. Richard Andrew Ramsay NZ#1325 - Served with T-2 in the desert. Wounded in action in the Balkans - Jan 26th 1943. Received a British Empire Metal in 1943.

L/Cpl. Richard Andrew Ramsay NZ#1325

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Ramsay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1325 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 September 1917 BDM 1991/38384 HamiltonWaikato BDM 1991/38384
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tauwhare, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.C. Ramsay (father), Tauwhare, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Lucy and Alexander Caldwell Ramsay. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1991 BDM 1991/38384
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • 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 149 AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1949). Long Range Desert Group in Libya, 1940-41. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Kay, R. L. (1950). Long Range Desert Group in the Mediterranean. Wellington, N.Z. : War History Branch Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • Sanders, J. (1976). Desert patrols : New Zealanders with the Long Range Desert Group. Auckland: Wilson and Horton. AWMM
    • Gower-Collins, C. (1999). Raids, road watches, and reconnaisance : an analysis of the New Zealand contribution to the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa, 1940-1943 : a thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History at Massey University [Dissertation]. AWMM

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