ENNIS, Arthur Herbert
(Service number 68521)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 9 August 1890 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hassall Street, Timaru
Occupation Tailor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Faith ENNIS (mother), Hassall Street, Timaru
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 33rd Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Date 31 December 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 March 1950 Age 59 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 131, Plot 53
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Herbert Ennis was the son of Abraham George and Faith Angelina (née Webster) Ennis. He was educated at Timaru Main School. his brother Bertie also served in World War I. Private Ennis arrived home to Timaru by the Oxfordshire in early 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 July 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [07 July 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [07 July 2019; Sun, 29 January 1919 (Papers Past) [06 July 2019]

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