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Walter Riddell Craig

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Riddell AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52385 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    7 October 1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    Son of Robert and Jane Craig, of Waipipi, Waiuku Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/walter-riddell-craig
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss L.M. Craig (sister), Dunholm, Station Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • later of Motu, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 3 Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 52385 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • 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
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Fencer/Civilian AWMM
    • 2 Feb 1917 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    37yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record

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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  • Walter Craig was the son of Robert and Jane Craig, of Waipipi, Waiuku, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM I. J. 37. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Waiuku War Memorial Hall, Queen Street Waiuku 2123 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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