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Arthur Grant Ross Crawford

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Portrait of Lieutenant Arthur Grant Ross Crawford, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 4 / F1699 59. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Arthur Grant Ross Crawford, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 4 / F1699 59. Im …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Grant Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Crawford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16282 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1877 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Isabella Cunningham Crawford (wife), care of J.Y. Crawford, Clifton, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16282 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    16 September 1918 AWMM
    MC. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. When the enemy made a determined assault and drove our men from their position he rallied the men, and with great courage and daring led them back to the attack. All day, till wounded, he directed the fire of his machine gun section, continually visiting different parts of the firing line under heavy shell, rifle, and machine gun fire. London Gazette. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 June 1918 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM O 186 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Arthur Grant Ross Crawford is my great grand father. His only son James Temple Crawford was my grandfather, his daughter Linda Temple Cameron is my mother. I am proud that my great grandfather served in the war, and am forever grateful for the freedom that my family and I have now because of the great sacrifice he made.
    Rita Leofo June 4th 2018.
    Public - Rita - Direct descendant - 4 June 2018
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  • Arthur Grant Ross Crawford is my great grand father. His only son James Temple Crawford was my grandfather, his daughter Linda Temple Cameron is my mother. I am proud that my great grandfather served in the war, and am forever grateful for the freedom that my family and I have now because of the great sacrifice he made.
    Rita Leofo June 4th 2018.
    Public - Rita - Direct descendant - 4 June 2018
    Report 

Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 May 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 June 2018RitaAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant

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