GOURLEY, Arthur Victor
(Service number 58514)

Aliases Gourlay
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 26 May 1897 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Salesman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Arthur Langsdown Gourlay (father) Evans St, Timaru
Religion Pres
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 29th Reinforcements,Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 15 August 1917
Transport HMNZT 92, Ruahine
Embarked From Wellington Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, C Company

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 August 1918 Age 21
Place of Death France
Cause died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France
Memorial Reference VI D 22
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimataitai School War Memorial (as V Gourley)

Biographical Notes

son of Arthur Langsdown & Mary Ann Gourlay, 415 River Rd, Dallington, Christchurch


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