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Ivy Muriel Smale

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Ivy & Arthur Smale 1914. Image taken soon before they embarked from Gisborne to join the WW1 conflict. Image kindly uploaded by Barron family (April 2016). No known copyright restrictions.

Ivy & Arthur Smale 1914. Image taken soon before they embarked from Gisborne to join the WW1 conflic …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivy Muriel AWMM
  • Surname
    Smale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/343 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    3 March 1885 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Cambridge, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    daughter of Francis Dyer Rich SMALE & Lilly May nee’ WRIGHT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Trentham Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    • Nursing Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
    • In partnership with her sister, Annie Isabel SMALE, running a private hospital at Waipawa, HB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 November 2016 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • F.D. Smale (father), Whatatutu, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • F.D. Smale (father), Whatatutu, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Pre 14 March 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Jan 1915 married Arthur David SMALE in Motu, Gisborne. Ivy became a widow when he was killed in action in Sept 1916 in France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Suez & Cairo in Egypt; English Hospitals : Brocklehurst, Hornchurch & TShip Navua & Ruapehu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/343 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Waikato Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
    • 24 March 1916 at Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Nurse at the Trentham Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    31yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military record

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
    Sister Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married her cousin, Arthur (Aitken) David Smale (6/4644) January 1915.

    They both embarked on the same transport for Egypt, A.D. Smale departing for France a week later was killed on the Somme. Ivy subsequently served at 1 General Hospital, Brockenhurst AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 April 1962 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    77yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA Plot 50; Warrant # 10272 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 28 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 27 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 November 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
28 April 2016Ian & AliKumeuOther relative
24 April 2016Ian RobertKumeuDirect descendant

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