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Alexander Ramsey

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 13 June 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Ramsey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ramsay AWMM
    • Alex AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1899 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Rangiora, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs D. Ramsey (mother), Rangiora, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1899 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 Unknown AWMM Tailor/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Eldest son of Donald and Agnes Ramsey of Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand

    Educated at the Borough School

    Surname is recorded as Ramsay in Nominal Rolls, as Ramsey in Archives New Zealand, CWGC and The Star Obituary AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    La Clytte Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM V. C. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Star, 13 June 1918 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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: 601 AWMM
    • Christchurch Star AWMM
      Obituary: The Star, 13 June 1918 AWMM
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