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Bruce Somerville Hay

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Somerville AWMM
  • Surname
    Hay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bruce Sommerville Hay AWMM
  • Service number
    • 406 AWMM
    • 9/530 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 25 November 1879 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 25 November 1876 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1900 AWMM C/o Sargood Son & Ewen, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1901 AWMM C/o Sargood Son & Ewen, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1911 AWMM Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1914 AWMM Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Alexander Reny Hay (father), Woodlands, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr Alexander Reny Hay (father), 4 Union Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Sara Ward Hay (wife), The Mansions, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Sara Ward Hay (wife), care of Mrs M.J. Cooper, St Stephen's Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to England AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alexander R. Hay.

    Husband of Mrs Sara Ward (nee Cooper) Hay, of Parnell, Auckland. Father of Mollie Adelina Hay b 1908? and Margaret Jocelyn Hay b 1910..

    Bruce Hay's sister, Elizabeth Mackenzie (nee Hay), served as a nurse in the Boer War.

    Father was named Alexander Rennie Hay. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 7 August 1915 AWMM
      GallipoliTurkey AWMM
    • 7 August 1915 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 39 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Chunuk Bair AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • St Mary's Cathedral Church. Parnell, Auckland 1052 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories 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: 315 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
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