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Arthur John Robert Lankshear

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) Arthur Lankshear later changed his name to McLaren - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) Arthur Lankshear later changed his name to McLa …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur John Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Lankshear AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    McLaren AWMM
  • Service number
    13212 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Romahapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.I.E. McLaren (mother), 8 Marquis Street, N.E.V., Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 January 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13212 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer AWMM
    BalcluthaOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1979 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Section, Block 1 Row B Plot 35 Seq 1 Burial AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Rodney District (Auckland City Council) cemetery records
    http://www.rodney.govt.nz/EnvironmentalCare/serviceshealth/Pages/CemeterySearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 93 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 256 AWMM
    • Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 491 AWMM

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