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Walter Carruthers

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Carruthers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/85 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.G. Carruthers, Hunterville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/85 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal and bar (MM*) AWMM
    Military Medal - London Gazette, 9 December 1916, p12058, Rec No 488: For great gallantry and devotion to duty from September 15th to September 1916, at Thistle Alley aid post he repeatedly led hid bearer squad through heavy shellfire thus setting a fine example of courage and coolness under fire to the other men. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Banker/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William George and Amelia Carruthers of Hunterville. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, Nord, France AWMM VI C 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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