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Arthur Athelstane Currey

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Portrait Gunner A.A. Currey NZGA July 1912 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait Gunner A.A. Currey NZGA July 1912 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Athelstane AWMM
  • Surname
    Currey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Currie AWMM
    • Athelstane AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 2/494 AWMM
    • WWII 800534 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 July 1885 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Currey (brother), 46 Swindon Road, Whaughton, Wiltshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Fruit grower/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Contracted enteric fever at Gallipoli, August 1915. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Gwen Edith Lily Currey (nee Wilson).

    Family name of his brother, as next of kin, is spelled as Currie on the Nominal Roll. His middle name is spelled Athelstane on the Nominal Roll and Athelstan on other records. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 May 1981 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 169 AWMM
    • Currey, Arthur Athelstan. Letters and diary extract, 1915 - 1918. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-88. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM

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