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Jack Cranswick born 3rd October 1894 Hunmanby Yorks
12th child of Charlotte Lowson and John Cranswick.


NZEF Roll 1914
10/2906  Private  Cranswick, Jack, single, Doonholm, Tolaga Bay
         Seventh Wellington Infantry Batalion, 
         Mr. J. Cranswick (father) Field House, Hunmanby, Yorks 


NZEF Medical History

   Surname:  CRANSWICK      Christian Name:  JACK

   Examined on:             1st day of MAY 1915
   Birthplace:              Yorkshire, England
   Declared Age;            21 Years *
   Trade or  Occupation:    Station Hand  
   Height:                  5 ft.  8 in.
   Weight:                  140 lb.
   Chest measurement:       Min 33½ in.  Max 35½ in.
   Birthmarks:              Left Wrist

   Enlisted on:             13th day of June  1915 at Trentham
   Joined on elistment:     Wgton. Infantry B Coy. 7th Rifles
   Regiment No.             10/2906  13.6.15.
Note; Jack was only 20½



Poverty Bay Herald,   12th June 1915
Seventh Reinforcements
Gisbourne's Quota
Gisborne's draft of the 7th Reinforcements leave for Trentham to-morrow night.
Forty meu are now; included in the draft, the number of infantry being increased from 23 to 26.
Trooper G. S. France, who is going as a specialist, will be in charge of the mounteds, and Corporal G. I. Parker will be in charge of the infantry.
The final list of men leaving to-morrow night is as follows:
INFANTRY. (snip)...
Cranswick, Jack, station hand, C/o J. Harding, Tolaga Bay.
Cranswick, Alan, station hand, Tolaga Bay.



New Zealand Times 4th March 1919
COMMING HOME
Main body of Men
Draft 221 Due in New Zealand Shortly Cranswick J. 10/2906, Corporal, England

The following Gisborne names appear in the nominal roll of returning draft 221 Corporal J. Cranswick (J. Cranswick, England), station hand, J. Harding, Tolaga Bay.


Jack Cranswick married 1st Aug 1922 to Phyllis agnes rooke Winter
3 Children
Miss   June   b.  18th June  1923,   d.29nov2009,   m. 1944  Brian henry Drummond 1930-2017

Ronald john   b.  21st March 1926,   d.22apr1975,   m. 1950  Barbara elsie  Shearer

Ernest John   b.  16th Sept  1927,   d.25jun1995,   m. 1952  Pamela Guinevere Jones

Voters lists
1919 Bay of Plenty 
Jack Cranswick, Waimata, Sheep Farmer

1928 Bay of Plenty 
Jack    Cranswick, Waitangia, Cape Runaway, Farmer
Phyllis Cranswick, Waitangia, Cape Runaway, married

1935 Bay of Plenty
Jack    Cranswick, Waitangihia Station, Hicks Bay, Shepherd
Phyllis Cranswick, Waitangihia Station, Hicks Bay, married

1938 Bay of Plenty
Jack    Cranswick, Waitangihia Station, Hicks Bay, farmer
Phyllis Cranswick, Waitangihia Station, Hicks Bay, married

1946 Gisborne, East Cape
June        Drummond, Carol house, 300 Kahutia Street, married
Brian henry Drummond, Carol House, 300 Kahutia Street, Clerk

1949 Gisborne, East Cape
Jack          Cranswick, 125 Fox Street, Farmer
Phyllis agnes Cranswick, 125 Fox Street, married
Ronald john   Cranswick, 125 Fox Street, Carpenter

1954 Gisborne East Cape
Jack          Cranswick, 125 Fox Street, Farmer 
Phyllis agnes Cranswick, 48  Murphy Street, married
Ronald john   Cranswick, 106 Ballance Street, Carpenter
Barbara elsie Cranswick, 106 Ballance Street, married

1954 Napier, Hawkes Bay
Ernest john      Cranswick, 101 Milton road, Clerk
Pamela guinevere Cranswick, 101 Milton road, married

1957 Napier Hawkes Bay
Jack          Cranswick, 44 Georges Drive, Woolstore Clerk
Phyllis agnes Cranswick, 44 Georges Drive, married


S.S. Awatea Arrival Sydney,   12th July 1939 from Wellington
 Tourist Class
 CRANSWICK, Mr.  J.     44   Sheep Farmer          Born England
 CRANSWICK, Mrs. P. A.  39   Domestic Duties       New Zealand
 CRANSWICK, Miss J.     16                         New Zealand
 CRANSWICK, Mast. R.J.  13                         New Zealand
 CRANSWICK, Mast. E.J.  11                         New Zealand
S.S. Maunganui, Arrival Wellington 26th July 1940 from Sydney
 CABIN CLASS
 CRANSWICK, Mr.   J.    46                         Born England
 CRANSWICK, Mrs.  P.    40                         New Zealand
 CRANSWICK, Miss  J.    17                         New Zealand
 CRANSWICK  Mast. R.    14                         New Zealand
 CRANSWICK, Mast. J.    12                         New Zealand


RIP

Jack Cranswick died NZ 21st June 1968 Napier aged 74
Next of Kin Mrs Phyllis Cranswick, 121 Georges Drive, Napier

Phyllis agnes rook Cranswick (nee Winter) died 1974
she was born 28jan1900


Wharerangi Lawn Cemetery , Napier, Hawkes Bay,
CRANSWICK
ERNEST JOHN

Loved husband of PAMELA
25th June 1995, Aged 67 Years

Loved father of
Katherine and Mark
RIP


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