BISDEE, Arthur
(Service number 31695)

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Date 11 April 1895 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date 8 March 1916 Age 20 years 10 months
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Charles BISDEE (father), Temuka, South Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed forces Served in Army
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Date 28 August 1971 Age 76 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 266, Plot 851
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Bisdee was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Mary (née Guy) Bisdee. He was educated at Winchester and Temuka schools. In 1918he married Jessie Macaulay.


Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [19 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 March 2017]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [19 March 2017]

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