ARSCOTT, Ernest William
(Service number 38927)

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Date 28 February 1888 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 1 Dee Street, Timaru
Occupation Cabinetmaker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss M. J. ARSCOTT (sister), 1 Dee Street, Timaru
Religion Non Conformist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 21st Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Admitted to hospital on 4 October 1917, wounded in the arm.

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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