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Arthur Douglas Merson

Ashes plot of Arthur Douglas MERSON
Helensville cemetery, Helensville, New Zealand
Photographed 24 November 2012

Ashes plot of Arthur Douglas MERSON

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Merson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1403 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 14 Tawera Road, Green Lane, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Merson (mother), 14 Tawera Road, Green Lane, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1403 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 February 1990 AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 February 1990 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 16 July 2016 - plot plaque
  • Age at death
    84 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 16 July 2016 - plot plaque
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Helensville cemetery, Helensville, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 16 July 2016 - personal visit
  • Grave reference
    RSA ash Block 1, Row H, Plot 10, Seq 1 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 16 July 2016 - Auckland Council cemeteries database search page; http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/cemeterysearch.aspx
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 123 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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17 July 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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