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Arthur Church

Arthur Church prior to departing for the South African War

Arthur Church

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Church AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8809 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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About birth

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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Training and Enlistment

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    South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    MastertonWairarapa Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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    • Born in England. Came out to New Zealand aboard the Douglas around 1874 with his parents William and Dianha. Lived at Kakori then Newtown, Wellington, later moving to Masterton in the Wairarapa. They had a grocery store in Kuripuni near Blair Street. Although Arthur married, he did not have any children and he is buried in the Masterton Cemetery. Public - Pete - Direct descendant - 17 January 2017 - Family records and Masterton District Council cemetery records
    • Came from Warwickshire in England. Had a grocery store in Kuripuni (not near Blair Street). Public - Pete - Direct descendant - 18 January 2017 - Family records
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  • In loving memory of Arthur Church. Always remembered by his family and the Te Tau family.
    Public - Pete - Direct descendant - 17 January 2017



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17 January 2017PeteMasterton, New ZealandDirect descendant
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