condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

George Arthur Bush

Photograph of the New Zealand officers of the Rarotongan Company after being formally welcomed onto the island, March 1919. From left to right, Lieutenant Bertram Gibbons, Captain George Arthur Bush and Lieutenant Bartholomew Tangney. Original image kindly provided by the Sedon family and the colourised photograph kindly provided by Bobby Nicholas, Paula Paniani and Cate Walker, Cook Islands WW1 NZEF ANZAC Soldiers Research Project. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of the New Zealand officers of the Rarotongan Company after being formally welcomed onto …

Identity

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    26 December 1879 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 16 June 1915 AWMM Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Adeline Muriel Bush (wife), Victoria Street, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs A.M. Bush (wife), Tiroa, Mangahao Road, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 1 child AWMM
    • Pre 16 November 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Husband of Adeline Muriel nee Dempsey married March 1910. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember George Arthur Bush by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of George Arthur Bush

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 98 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      44: 1 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
      p. 105 AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
      p.141 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License