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Edward George Cresswell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward George AWMM
  • Surname
    Cresswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45829 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 May 1893 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Place of birth
    Kaituna, Marlborough. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Birth notes
    Son of Frank & Maria Cresswell - both born at Nelson. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Address before enlistment
    Balance. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • F. Cresswell (father), Ballance, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Frank & Maria Cresswell - of Balance. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45829 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 3 January 1917 - at Pahiatua, Tararua District. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    23 years. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military File.

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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    • Edward Cresswell was the son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Cresswell, of 81 Manawatu St., Palmerston North, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Brother of Rifleman Douglas Victor Cresswell : NZEF Service # 59100, New Zealand Rifle Briagde, 17th Ruahine Regiment. Served France (1918). Survived war service and returned home to New Zealand. Born 25 October 1896 at Nelson. Died 16 June 1988. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 June 2018 - Military file of Rifleman Douglas Victor Cresswell.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 November 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XVII. B. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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27 April 2016WendyPalmerston North, New ZealandOther relative
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