ARSCOTT, Albert Edward
(Service number 11379)

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Date 9 March 1888 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hood St, Hamilton
Occupation Produce Salesman (NZ Loan & Merc, Ham'ton)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss M. ARSCOTT (sister), Dee Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 12th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Brother of Ernest William ARSCOTT and Frederick James ARSCOTT who also served in WWI. Uncle of Ralph WATSON. Educated at Timaru Main School. Died 1969 (Wanganui). Albert was one of more than 800 men who returned to New Zealand by the Port Hacking in August 1919.


Cenotaph Database [14 May 2014]; Timaru Herald, 11 August 1919 (Papers Past) [06 September 2014]

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