SHIVAS, Albert Victor
(Service number 6/541)

Aliases Born Albert Malcolm Victor SHIVAS
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 24 May 1894 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Oamaru
Occupation Saddler
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James SHIVAS (father), Broughton Street, Gore, Southland
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date *June 1970 Age 76 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Gore Cemetery
Memorial Reference block 122, Plot 23
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert Victor Shivas was the son of James and Isabella (née McLean) Shivas. He was born and educated at Gore. Although his address was given as Oamru he was a saddler for J. Workman, Timaru. He was serving with the 2nd South Canterbury Regiment, with which he went to camp..Albert married Martha (Mattie) Rosanna Florence Toomey in 1923.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [21 April 2019]; Gore Cemetery records [21 April 2019]; Sun, 5 September 1914 (Papers Past) [16 April 2019]

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