RHODES, Arthur Ernest Timaru
(Service number 7/109)

Aliases Arthur
First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Captain


Date 8 April 1892 Place of Birth Hadlow, Timaru, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Tycho Delivery, Timaru, New Zealand
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience Territorial and Expeditionary Force
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Timaru R Rhodes (brother), Tycho Delivery, Timaru, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Tahiti or Athenic
Date 16 October 1914
Embarked From Lyttelton, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals 1914-15 Star, General Service Medal, Victory Medal, MC, and mentioned in dispatch
Military Awards Military Cross

Award Circumstances and Date

01/01/1919. In error mention was made he was awarded the White Eagle but that was Captain ATG Rhodes.

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 14 October 1922 Age 30
Place of Death The Cliffs, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
Notices Obituary, Timaru Herald, 16 Oct 1922
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Row 7 Plot 139
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Gleniti War Memorial (listed as A E T Rhodes, MC)

Biographical Notes

Arthur Rhodes was the son of Ernest Timaru Rhodes and Mildred Julia Rhodes. Brother of Timaru Robert Rhodes, Ethel Mildred O'Cordner, Moana Helen Timaru Innes, and Guy Rhodes.

Promoted to Lieutenant 9 August 1915, and Captain 10 August 1917


Cenotaph database (Ocober 2014); BDM Historical Records (bdmhistoricalrecords,; Obituary Timaru Herald, 16 October 1922; Digitised Military Personal File at Archives NZ

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