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Arthur William Larsen

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 49 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 49 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur William AWMM
  • Surname
    Larsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arthur Wilhelm Larsen AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/2373 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 April 1886 AWMM HalcombeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 December 1915 AWMM Ridgway Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.M. Larsen (wife), care of New Zealand Government Agent, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 November 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/2373 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 14 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Civil Engineer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      169 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ruby Maude nee Morgan. Father of Harold William Larsen (WW2 RNVR) born 18 October 1913

    Served in NZ for 2 years 5 days during which he was attached to NZFE 13th, 14th, 19th 20th and Reinforcements, as well as Office of Director Railways and Works. Transferred at own request to NZ Engineers, Tunnelling Corps.

    Last rank held listed as Temporary Captain AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    29 April 1963 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • A W Larsen was the designer and builder of the WWI memorial arch at School Corner for Papatoetoe Central School, Papatoetoe, Auckland. Stones came from Mt Eden quarry and was unveiled later in 1922 after Anzac Day was commemorated.
    Public - M - Researcher - 22 October 2021



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