DONNITHORNE, Arthur Morrish
(Service number 28862)

First Rank Private Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 17 September 1892 Place of Birth Winchester

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Clandeboye
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. DONNITHORNE (father), rural delivery, via Clandeboye, 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 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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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

Post-war Occupations


Date 2 March 1940 Age 46 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 160, Plot 674
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Morrish Donnithorne was born on 17 September 1893 at Winchester, South Canterbury, the son of John and Phillipa Donnithorne. He was educated at the Winchester and Seadown schools.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [13 January 2017]

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