Arthur May Born 20 November 1926 - Died 21 November 1954 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesArthur AWMM SurnameMay AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth20 November 1926 AWMM Place of birthChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesChristchurch, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentElectrician AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served in Kayforce 1951-53, 1953-54Died of complications after a vehicle accident"An immediate increase in the already heavy workload was noticeable, with November 1954 being the company's [10 Company, RNZASC] busiest month since its inception, more than 335,000 task kilometres being clocked up. It was also a bad month in terms of casualties, for both Driver J.E. Burborough and Corporal Arthur May (one of the company's original members) died as a result of vehicle accidents which occurred on successive days." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 358) AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death21 November 1954 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery nameYokohama War Cemetery, Japan AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Arthur May by laying a poppy. Albert James Lidhlam May Alexander May Arthur May Arthur Leo May B.H. May Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Arthur May Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 358, 372, 408. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.