HOUSTOUN, Archibald Campbell
(Service number 67786)

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Date 3 February 1889 Place of Birth Claremont, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date 1 October 1917 Age 28 years
Address at Enlistment Claremont, Timaru
Occupation Bank clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr W. Charles HOUSTOUN (father), Claremont, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 19 September 1965 Age 76 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 148, Plot 1204
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Archibald Campbell Houstoun was the only son of William Charles and ellen (née Casey) Houstoun. He was educated at Claremont School (as Campbell). In 1920 he married Stephanie Scheidt. On 29 December 1918 he was posted as a deserter.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 November 2017]; reference to Personnel File [23 September 2017]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [14 November 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [14 November 2017]

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