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Arthur James Childs

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright res … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur James AWMM
  • Surname
    Childs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1877 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 56 Wills Street, West, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Henetta Helen Childs (wife), 56 Wills Street, West, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 5 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Blacksmith/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mrs. Kennelta (?) Helen Childs (married 1903; she later remarried and was Molan), of 12, Kawatiri St., Gonville, Wanganui

    Father of May (b 1905); Raymond (b 1908); Cecil (b 1910; Charles Philip (b 1913) and Noel (1915)

    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM III. L. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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