HUNT, Archibald John
(Service number 6/481)

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Date 4th August 1894 Place of Birth Samoa

Enlistment Information

Date Age 20
Address at Enlistment Care of John Jackson and Co., Timaru, New Zealand
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Reverend A.E. Hunt (father), 17 Ellice Avenue, Wellington, New Zealan
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information Brown Hair, Fair Complextion, 5ft,5in. Brown Eyes

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT 4 Tahiti or HMNZT 1 Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egyp
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian (1914-1916); Egyptian Expeditionary Force (1916); Balkan, Gallipoli(1915); Western European (1916)
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal; Victory 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 13th February 1920 Reason On account of illness contracted on active service

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 October 1975 Age 81
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph database (9 July 2015); Military personnel file (9 July 2015)

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