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Arthur William Kendall

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur William AWMM
  • Surname
    Kendall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • A. Waata Kendall AWMM
    • Waata KANARA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 March 2016 - Research
  • Service number
    2378 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 Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr George William Kendall (father), Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 March 1900 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Unknown AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pneumonic embolism AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: George William Kendall, Storekeeper (died 1921)

    Mother: Neta Atania (Atama) (Sarah Annie ?) Kendall

    He died suddenly after taking his breakfast of milk.

    He was one of the few Maori serving in the New Zealand Contingent.

    Auckland War Memorial Museum, the Boer War "Kia Kaha Niu Tireni "display has two photos, one of A.W. Kendall in uniform and one of his funeral procession.

    Auckland War Memorial Museum, the Boer War "NZMR - uniform " display. Display item is a photograph of "section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by the Mapourika".

    Father was named George William Kendall. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1901 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • urupa, Hione, Mitimiti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Northlan Maori Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 July 1901, page 5 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Albert Park, (NZ Battery, Royal Artillery) South African War Memorial, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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15 March 2021KevinSouth AfricaResearcher
25 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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