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Arthur Henry Voyce



  • Title
    Rev. AWMM
  • Forenames
    Arthur Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Voyce AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 810500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1899 Births, Deaths and Marriages HobartTasmania AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 118 Orakei Rd., Remuera, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. B.T.C. Voyce, 118 Orakei Rd., Remuera, Auckland (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Beryl Thelma Catherine Voyce AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.198 Minister of Religion/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.198
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.198
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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  • "Voyce was born in Tasmania in 1899 but moved to New Zealand as a child with his family in 1907. He enrolled at Auckland’s Trinity Methodist Theological College in
    1923. Arthur married Beryl Haliday in the same month as his dedication – March 1926 – and the couple began what was to be over 30 years of missionary work on the island of Bougainville later that year." Moria White, Records of the Auckland Museum. p. 27.

    During the Second World War, Reverend Voyce served with the 3rd Division, New Zealand Chaplain's Department in the Pacific. His connection with Bougainville was helpful during this time, because he was able to share information about Bougainville with Americans that were based there. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    28 December 1984 Probate
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.198 AWMM
    • Rev. M. L. Underhill ... [et al.] (1950). New Zealand chaplains in the Second World War. Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM

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