TOZER, Arthur Henry
(Service number 52541)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 11 April 1882 Place of Birth Blackawton, Devon, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Dr Barclay, Waimate
Occupation Chauffeur
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Jessie May TOZER (wife), 4 Armagh Street, Christchurch. Later of 84 High Street, Waimate
Religion Church of England
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 29th Reinforcements, Specialists Company, Machine-Gun Section
Date 13 August 1917
Transport Mokoia or Ruahine
Embarked From Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals British War Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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 11 March 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


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

Biographical Notes

Arthur Henry TOZER was born on 11 April 1882 in Devon, England, the son of James Langley and Henrietta TOZER, and, along with an infant sister, baptized on 27 May 1887 at St Lawrence, Morden, Surrey. . He married Jessie May HANNAH in 1917 in New Zealand.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 14 February 1917, 15 & 16 March 1917 (Papers Past) [15 December 2015]; Baptism record Morden, Surrey, England ( [16 December 2015]1881, 1891, 1901, 1911 England census returns ( [16 December 2015]; Shipping records ( [16 December 2015]

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