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William Westwood Craig

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Westwood AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 6179 AWMM
    • 2/1404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 June 1880 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 7 February 1902 AWMM Colombo Street, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 2 September 1915 AWMM Wychbury Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Flora Craig (mother), Colombo Street, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Ethel Craig (wife), Grimsey's Road, Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 8 February 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa 7 February 1902 AWMM
      Age 20 AWMM
      Painter AWMM
      AWMM
    • WW1 2 September 1915 AWMM
      Age 35 AWMM
      Painter 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
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      marks and forearms AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      Scar where horse kicked him AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      satisfactory when attended to AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to Cairo Hospital AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on the Tahiti AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Chronic disease AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: T.B. lung Percent of disability: 100 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Flora and William Craig.

    Husband of Ethel (nee Harker); father of Bruce Westwood Craig b. 25 December 1911 and Keith Campbell Stuart Craig born 4 July 1918.

    He wrote a diary whilst in the sanitorium and a very humorous poem about the procedures and germs.

    SA 1902 TR CC

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): A.D.M.S., Christchurch. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1921 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sydenham Cemetery, end of Simeon Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 37C, Plot 72 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • William Westwood Craig, is my Grandfather. His brothers Alexander Westwood Craig, Malcolm Campbell Craig and Duncan Hill Craig, all served in WW1.
    Public - Barry - Direct descendant - 5 December 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 158 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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05 December 2015BarryNorthshore, Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
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