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William Forsyth Crum

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William Crum full length, puttees, hat, Glasgow studio photograph. - No known copyright restrictions

William Crum full length, puttees, hat, Glasgow studio photograph. - No known copyright restrictions …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Forsyth AWMM
  • Surname
    Crum AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40745 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 August 1889 AWMM GlasgowScotland AWMM
    Glasgow, Scotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Crum (father), 62 Tancred Street, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 June 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Butcher/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Evacuated sick to hospital and admitted 7 May 1918 (mumps) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Sick to Canadian hospital 26 August 1918 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to hospital 5 July 1919 at sea on Somerset AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Old age AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 17 September 1919 AWMM
    End of war AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married 1920 to Annie Dixon, 3 children; remarried 1960 to Kathleen Mary Wellington

    Listed as Lance Sergeant in the Nominal Roll, he reverted to Private at own request 3 November 1917 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 December 1970 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Canterbury Crematorium and Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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