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Richard Cruise

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Cruise AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38670 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Birkenhead, Cheshire Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017 - and oral family history
  • Birth notes
    He and his mother and siblings spent time in a work house after the death of his father. Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017 - We have the old workhouse records
  • Address before enlistment
    58 Bentick Street, Birkenhead Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017 - Family records
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Cruise (wife), 58 Bentick Street, Birkenhead, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Widowed Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017 - His wife died when she was young, they had one son, Richard, also born in Birkenhead, Cheshire. His son had two boys, Richard and Joseph born in Liverpool, England.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38670 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 Fireman/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Marine Fireman Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017 - Oral family history
  • Age on enlistment


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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1927 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers, Plot 7 T AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • My grandfather was discharged from the British Army when he was injured, but he then joined the Anzacs and carried on fighting. He was sent to all the middle eastern war zones sailing on the troopship SS Makoia. In civilian life he was a Marine Fireman, born in Birkenhead, Cheshire (now Merseyside). He is buried in the Anzac cemetery in Karori, New Zealand. He had one son, Richard, born in Birkenhead (my father). Our tree can be viewed on
    Public - Richard - Direct descendant - 27 February 2017



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 February 2017RichardWirral, EnglandDirect descendant

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