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David Bruce

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Portrait of Captain David Bruce, Archives New Zealand, R24184875. Image may be subject to copyright restriction.

Portrait of Captain David Bruce, Archives New Zealand, R24184875. Image may be subject to copyright …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Bruce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2731 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 May 1877 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E. Bruce (wife), Hinuera, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2731 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of William & Henrietta BRUCE (nee McKenzie). On 10th May 1905, he married Elizabeth SMITH at Karamu, Waipa, Waikato. They had five children – Ross, Donald, Christina, Alice & Henrietta. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

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  • Death
    12 April 1961 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Hamilton Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Pirongia Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Online cemetery search
  • Grave reference
    Area C, Row 4, Plot 129 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Online cemetery search
  • Obituary
    BRUCE, David (Captain), late Reg. no. 13/2731, First NZEF. On April 12, 1961, at Hamilton, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth Bruce, of Horsham Downs, and loved father of Ross, Don, Mary (Mrs Odgers, Rototuna), Alice (Mrs Collins, Rototuna), and Rita (Mrs Cunningham, Horsham Downs); aged 83 years. Service at Knox Presbyterian Church, Hamilton today (Friday), at 1pm, funeral then leaving for Pirongia Cemetery. (NZ Herald 14 Apr 1961) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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02 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
31 July 2017NormanWaipuResearcher

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