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Arthur Ellerm

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Portrait, Arthur Ellerm (c. 1915), taken at B. Hobday's Rona Studios, Feilding. - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellerm AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 November 1886 AWMM FeildingFeilding AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 29 May 1915 AWMM Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Barbara Ellerm (mother), Awahoro Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1037 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 29 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Shepherd/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      134 pounds AWMM
    • Chest expansion, WWI AWMM
      30 inches (min), 34 inches (max) AWMM
    • Classification, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Disease (scabies): Admitted to No. 4 New Zealand Field Ambulance on 21 November 1917. Rejoined unit on 30 November 1917. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Illness (cause unknown): Admitted to No. 2 New Zealand Field Ambulance on 19 June 1918. Discharged and rejoined unit on 26 June 1918. AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick Samuel and Barbara Ellerm (nee Cockburn).

    The following is a chronology of Rifleman Ellerm's war service compiled from his service record:

    Commenced duty with rank of Private attached to D Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, on 29 May 1915.

    Embarked for Egypt on 9 October 1915.

    Disembarked at Suez on 18 November 1915.

    Embarked at Alexandria for France on 6 April 1916.

    Transferred with rank of Rifleman to Battalion Transport Section on 8 June 1916.

    Transferred back to D Company, 2nd Battalion, NZRB, on 30 June 1916.

    Transferred back to Battalion Transport Section on 9 October 1916.

    Took 12 days leave on 2 July 1917, and reported back for duty on 14th.

    Admitted to No. 4 NZ Field Ambulance on 21 November 1917 (scabies).

    Admitted to No. 50 Casualty Clearing Station on 22 November 1917.

    Rejoined unit on 30 November 1917.

    Admitted to No. 2 NZ Field Ambulance on 19 June 1918 (cause unknown).

    Discharged and rejoined unit on 26 June 1918.

    Detached to UK on 26 December 1918.

    Embarked at London aboard SS 'Hororata' on 1 February 1919.

    Arrived in New Zealand on 15 March 1919.

    Discharged on 12 April 1919.

    Period of Service:

    New Zealand: 161 days.

    Overseas: 3 years 158 days.

    Total Service: 3 years 319 days. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 January 1937 AWMM
    Age 50 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 23 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block 3 Row 3 Plot 36B Public - Allan - Researcher - 23 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • 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
      Page No: 212 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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