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Bruce Grosvenor Craig

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_023. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_023. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Grosvenor AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    261236 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 July 1917 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    261236 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.91 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.91
      DevonportNorth Shore City 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.91
    • WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.44 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.44
      DevonportNorth Shore City 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.44
    • WW2 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.34 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.34
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.34
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bruce Craig was the son of Andrew and Lucy Craig; husband of Ruth Massey Craig, of Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1945 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ancona War Cemetery, Italy AWMM I. M. 1. 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2067980
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.91 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.44 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.34 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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