(Service number 7/1940)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 1 May 1888 Place of Birth Invercargill

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Church Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E. MURRAY (sister), Church Street, Timaru
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 9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
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 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded - reported April 1918

Post-war Occupations


Date 24 February 1986 Age 89
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Anderson, who was born on 1 May 1888 at Invercargill, was living in Timaru - probably with his married sister - when he enlisted. He was a labourer at the Royal Hotel, Timaru. In the New Zealand Herald of 13 April 1918 Arthur was reported wounded.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 January 2017]; New Zealand Herald, 13 April 1918 (Papers Past) [31 December 2016]

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