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William Ruane

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ruane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/5921 AWMM
    • WWI 39329 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
    • Pre 13 January 1916 AWMM Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 22 September 1916 AWMM Gridiron Hotel, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Kate MacRandle (cousin), Windsor, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
    • Delia Kane (sister), Galway, Ireland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/5921 AWMM
    • WWI 39329 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      168 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Martin Ruane and Bridget Ruane.

    Voluntarily attested twice. He was actually aged 46 years but declared he was younger, 42 years of age. On his 2nd attempt at enlisting he was medically examined by the Board, found to be over age and with rheumatism and then discharged 1917. Served 101 days in Camp.

    Reduced age to enlist AWMM

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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