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Albert Edward Creswell

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Image of Private Albert Edward Creswell (6/1500) from the Weekly News 1915. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.

Image of Private Albert Edward Creswell (6/1500) from the Weekly News 1915. Kindly provided by Onwar …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Creswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cresswell AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 February 1884 AWMM StokeNelson AWMM
  • Date of birth
    18 February 1884 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Stoke, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Karamea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.D. Creswell (father), Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1500 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded at Gallipoli AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Cresswell was the son of Fanny Elizabeth Cresswell, of Stoke, Nelson, and the late William Daniel Cresswell.

    He also served at Gallipoli from the landing to the evacuation.

    Surname appears as Creswell in Nominal Rolls, as Cresswell in Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 September 1916 AWMM
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  • 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
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Memorial gates, Stoke, Community Hall, Main Road, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 161 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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15 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
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