Topic: Hugh Grenville RUSCOE

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Next of Kin: Mrs HL Ruscoe (mother), 75 Wharf St, Foxton later 37 Adelaide Rd, Wellington

In 1919 parents were living in Wellington East.

Employer & Address: Thomson Lewis & Co, Wellington.

Age given on Enlistment: 19 years 10 months.

Hair: Brown.                     Eyes: Grey.

Height: 5'9 3/4”.                Chest: 32-36.

Weight: 10st 1lb.

Parents buried at Karori Cemetery, Wellington.

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Hugh Grenville RUSCOE

Date of birth:22 April 1900
Date of death:12 October 1917
Place of birth:New Zealand
Awards:British War Medal, Victory Medal
Places of relevance:Foxton
Last known residence:6a Alma Lane
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:In the Field, Belgium
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Herbert Lyttleton Ruscoe
Fathers date of birth:abt 1876
Fathers date of death:2 July 1934
Mothers name:Isabella
Mothers date of birth:abt 1871
Mothers date of death:21 June 1938
Parents date of marriage:1896
Siblings:Mabel (b 1897), Hetty Ellen (b 1898), Elizabeth Margaret (b 1902), Isabel Helen (b 1904), Herbert Henry (b 1907), and Hazel Joyce (b 1910)
Parents place of marriage:New Zealand
Date of arrival overseas:22 August 1916
Theatres of war:Western Europe 1916, 1917
Place of embarkation:Wellington on Maunganui
War memorial:Foxton, Foxton School
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:Hugh Grenville
Place of arrival overseas:Devonport, England
Overseas memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial
School:Palmerston Nth High School 1914
Service number:13808
Religion:Church of England
Date enlisted:07 March 1916
Final rank:Rifleman
Regiment or service:2nd Bn 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
Embarkation date:26 June 1916
User reference:1.163