CRUICKSHANK, William Henry
(Service number 83610)

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Date 8 May 1887 Place of Birth Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Seddon Street, Te Kuiti
Occupation Shunter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. T. CRUICKSHANK (mother), Te Weka Street, Maori Hill, Timaru
Religion Brethren
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 27 February 1981 Age 93 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 142, Plot 440
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Henry Cruickshank was the eldest son of William and Maggie Templeton (née Bain) Cruickshank. He married Louise Marie Emilie Duchesne in 1928. His brother, Adam George Cruickshank served in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 November 2019]; Timau Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [15 November 2019]

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