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Charles David Cruickshank

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Matakana War Memorial, detail WW1 plaque (photo John Halpin 2011). Note that E.C. Brown is actually E.V. (Everard Onslow) Brown - CC BY John Halpin

Matakana War Memorial, detail WW1 plaque (photo John Halpin 2011). Note that E.C. Brown is actually …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles David AWMM
  • Surname
    Cruickshank AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25678 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1890 Public - J - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Archives
  • Place of birth
    Matakana, New Zealand Public - J - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Archives
  • Birth notes
    Nick name "Chick".

    Son of David James Cruickshank and Sophia Cruickshank, formerly Stuart Public - J - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Archives
  • Address before enlistment
    Rosemount, Matakana. Public - J - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Archives
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David James Cruickshank (father), Matakana, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 September 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25678 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Also talented amateur photographer who a left legacy of many glass photographic plates. Public - J - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Archives
  • 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
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: C.P.D.I. and appendicitis Percent of disability: 25 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
    • He never recovered from injuiries sustained from being gassed in the war. Public - JV - Other relative - 29 March 2016 - Family Papers

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Cruickshank was the son of David James and Sophia Cruickshank (nee Stuart), of Rosemount, Matakana.

    Charles David Cruickshank is commemorated on the Matakana District war memorial. The inscription reads: 'This monument was erected by public subscription as a thanksgiving to almighty God for peace and victory and in memory of the men of this district who fell in the Great War 1914-1918. Their Duty Nobly Done. December 1919'

    His first initial does not appear on Matakana War Memorial.

    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%): Greytown Public Hospital AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1921 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matakana Cemetery, Leigh Road, Rodney District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Matakana War Memorial (King George war memorial statue), Matakana Wharf Reserve, Matakana Road, Matakana, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 34 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. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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10 March 2017Matakana WarMatakanaResearcher
29 March 2016JAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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