ARSCOTT, Albert Edward
(Service number 11379)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||9 March 1888||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Hood St, Hamilton|
|Occupation||Produce Salesman (NZ Loan & Merc, Ham'ton)|
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|Next of Kin||Miss M. ARSCOTT (sister), Dee Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||12th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company|
|Date||1 May 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Brother of Ernest William ARSCOTT and Frederick James ARSCOTT who also served in WWI. Uncle of Ralph WATSON. Educated at Timaru Main School. Died 1969 (Wanganui). Albert was one of more than 800 men who returned to New Zealand by the Port Hacking in August 1919.
Cenotaph Database [14 May 2014]; Timaru Herald, 11 August 1919 (Papers Past) [06 September 2014]
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