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Ruby Izetta Kelly

  • Service number
    WWI 22/323 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 15), Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 15), Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ruby Izetta AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/323 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    14 October 1887 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=18056121&digital=yes
  • Place of birth
    Auckland NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    daughter of John Stewart KELLY& Elvira Izetta Nee' MEURANT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Edendale, Mount Albert, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Nursing SIster Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss K.E. Kelly (sister), Edendale, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    NZ General Hospital at Walton on Thames & No 1 Stationary Hospital, France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 22/323 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Auckland Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Nurse AWMM
    • 17 January 1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    abt. 29yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - eastimated from date of birth

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
    Suffered Diptheria; tonsillitis & Influenza while in service Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7880290&digital=yes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WWI: Staff Nurse
    NZTS: Sister Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 May 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained at Auckland Hospital. Registered Nurse, 1913. Qualified Masseuse

    Known as Ruby Izetta Kelly on the Nominal Rolls. Served in Egypt, Bagthorpe Military Hospital, Nottingham, England, France. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    16 May 1975 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Grave plaque
  • Age at death
    88 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Auckland City Council Libraries online cemetery database; http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/cemeteries/cemetery.html
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikaraka Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Area 2 Block N Lot No 8 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 15 August 2015 - Auckland City Council Libraries online cemetery database; http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/cemeteries/cemetery.html
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      15: 3 AWMM
    • 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

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 May 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
15 August 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
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