WINGHAM, Arthur Heath
(Service number 8/855)

Aliases Enlisted as Arthur Robert WINGHAM. Known as Bob.
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 4 December 1893 Place of Birth Gore

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Gore
Occupation Wool classer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James WINGHAM (father), Locomotive Department, Timaru
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 Otago Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers, Dunedin Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 6 January 1951 Age 57 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 203, Plot 54
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Arthur Heath Wingham was the fourth and youngest son of James John and Fanny (née Heath) Wingham. He was educated at Gore School. Arthur was away at the front when his father died in April 1915 at Timaru and his youngest sister, Elsie Ada Eingham, died in June 1915 at Greymouth. His mother died in 1917 at Timaru. Arthur married Henrietta Margaret Jones in 1917. His brother William Wingham also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]; Andersons Bay Cemetery record (Dunedin City Council) [23 April 2019]

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