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Ralph Semple Darrach

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Memorial plaque, Pukapuka Cemetery, Mahurangi, Northland - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph Semple AWMM
  • Surname
    Darrach AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 April 1893 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Alexander Darrach (father), Mahurangi, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31610 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Alexander and Ada Gertrude Darrach, of Mahurangi, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Brother of Trooper Hugh Alexander Darrach (70040).

    Incorrect date of death recorded on Memorial plaque, Pukapuka Cemetery, Mahurangi, Northland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXXVIII. H. 16/21. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, Pukapuka Cemetery, Mahurangi, Northland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I never met Ralph as he was my grandfathers younger brother.my grandfather was hugh alexander darrach who also went to war sadly Ralph didnt come back but my grandfather thankfully did, sad Ralph was very young and very brave r.i.p my dear relative.my dad who was Neil Clarke Darrach was hughs son Neil died in 1996 in nz
    Public - Kim marie - Direct descendant - 3 August 2019

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