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Arthur Francis Boucher

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1/4 portrait of Arthur Francis Boucher Reg No 31036 Specialist Company - Signal Section, 21st reinforcements. Died of disease, UK 6 Feb 1919 (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B1897. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Arthur Francis Boucher Reg No 31036 Specialist Company - Signal Section, 21st reinfo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Boucher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31036 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 August 1895 AWMM Te PukeBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 22 August 1916 AWMM Westbourne Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr Ernest Woodward Boucher (father), Westbourne Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31036 AWMM
  • Military service
    • School cadets AWMM
    • Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Bluse AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded, gsw right thigh October 1917 AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of pneumonia AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr Ernest Woodward Boucher and Anna Augusta Boucher.

    Husband of Dora Annie Boucher (nee Walton) married August 1918.

    Attended St John's College 1903 - 1912 and King's College 1913 and is commemorated in their Roll of Honour.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Two sons, brothers Edgar Woodward Boucher (4/317, 4/1736) and Arthur Francis Boucher (31036) were killed in WW1. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    6 February 1919 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SalopEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lincoln (St Swithin's) Cemetery, Lincolnshire, England AWMM A2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • St. Aidans Church, 5 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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