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Grace Beath

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  • Service number
    60333 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Carruth AWMM
    • Grace Carruth AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Middle-East Reunion - Lieut.-Colonel Douglas F. Leckie (Invercargill) and his cousin Grace Beath (Wellington), a masseuse with the NZANS who were united in the Middle East. New Zealand Free Lance, August 12, 1942. p. 16. Image kindly provided by Lewis Solomon (January 2021).

Middle-East Reunion - Lieut.-Colonel Douglas F. Leckie (Invercargill) and his cousin Grace Beath (We …

No Known Copyright Restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Grace AWMM
  • Surname
    Beath AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Carruth AWMM
    • Grace Carruth AWMM
  • Service number
    60333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 May 1904 WWII NZANS Roll
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 6 Palliser Road, Roseneath, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P.T. Beath, 6 Palliser Road, Roseneath, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1934 WWII NZANS Roll
    Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained at Dunedin Physiotherapy School 1934 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 February 1990 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.26 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.32 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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