ARSCOTT, Ernest William
(Service number 38927)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||28 February 1888||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||1 Dee Street, Timaru|
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|Next of Kin||Miss M. J. ARSCOTT (sister), 1 Dee Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||21st Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||19 January 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Admitted to hospital on 4 October 1917, wounded in the arm.
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Brother of Albert Edward ARSCOTT and Frederick James ARSCOTT who also served in WWI. Uncle of Ralph WATSON. Educated at Timaru Main School.
Cenotaph Database [14 May 2014]; Timaru Herald, 19 October 1917 (Papers Past) [24 July 2014]
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