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Henry Archibald Basil Cruller

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3/4 portrait of Corporal Henry Archibald Basil Cruller, Reg No 31401, of the 19th Reinforcements, J Company. Killed in action in France on 12 October 1917 at the Battle of Passchendaele. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C1929. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of Corporal Henry Archibald Basil Cruller, Reg No 31401, of the 19th Reinforcements, J …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Archibald Basil AWMM
  • Surname
    Cruller AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Archibald Hemi Basil Cruller AWMM
    • Boy AWMM
    • Archibald Henri Basil Cruller AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31401 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1895 AWMM KaeoNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Annie Cruller (mother), Kaeo, Bay of Islands,New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31401 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Cruller was the son of William Rufus Cruller and Annie Katherine Cruller, of Kerikeri, New Zealand.

    Listed by BDM, births as Archibald Hemi Basil Cruller AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Whangaroa Memorial Hall, Leigh Street, Kaeo 0478 AWMM

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Sources

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30 July 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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