(Service number 7/1940)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||1 May 1888||Place of Birth||Invercargill|
|Address at Enlistment||Church Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs E. MURRAY (sister), Church Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron|
|Date||8 January 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded - reported April 1918
|Date||24 February 1986||Age||89|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
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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