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Shedrach Ruru

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/226 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Shed Ruru AWMM
    • Shad RURU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Shedrach AWMM
  • Surname
    Ruru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Shed Ruru AWMM
    • Shad RURU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/226 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 August 1872 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    3 August 1872 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Lyttleton Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mrs Huihana RURU Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Port Levy, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Huihana Ruru (mother), Port Levy, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • single
      1919 married Louisa Tipu Korako Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record & research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros; Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/226 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1952 Public Source
  • Date of death
    17 August 1952 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    80yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Koukourārata (Port Levy), Christchurch Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Port Levy Cemetery, Christchurch Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2017 - Military Record
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 635 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 May 2020BrentChristchurchDirect descendant
02 January 2017Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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