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Bruce Anderson

Tirau District 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour held by the Tirau Museum - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12962 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Anderson (father), Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12962 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm manager/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 James & Margaret ANDERSON (nee McKenzie). Bruce was the youngest of their nine children. In 1920, he married Ethel May CLARK. They had four daughters – Margaret Anne, Betty, Catherine & Ruth.

    His mother was born In Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and her family immigrated on the ‘Highland Lass’. They settled in Waipu Public - Sandra - Researcher - 2 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    11 August 1987 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    98 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Middlemore Hospital, Auckland Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - NZ Herald
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - Auckland Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Service Persons Ash Burial Area K, Row 7A, Plot 69 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - Auckland Council Online Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    ANDERSON, Bruce (Regtl No. 12962, 16th Waikato Regt., First World War). On August 11, 1987, at Middlemore Hospital (late of Ranfurly War Veteran’s Home); in his 99th year. Loved husband of the late Ethel May, loved father and father-in-law of Margaret & John Forsythe (Sydney), and the late Betty, Ruth and Kitty, and George Stuart (Howick), loved grandfather of Peter & Anne Forsythe, and Mark, Richard and Tony Stuart, and great grandfather of Jane, Anna, Meredith, Douglas and Natalie. The entire service will be held at the Ranfurly War Veteran’s Home, at 11.30pm today (Thursday). Davis Funeral Services, FDANZ. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 25 November 2018 - NZ Herald
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Tirau District 1914 - 1918, Tirau Museum, Tirau, New Zealand AWMM

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25 November 2018SandraWaipuResearcher