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Arthur Robert Greenwell

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Portrait, Arthur Greenwell, Auckland Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Arthur Greenwell, Auckland Weekly News - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Greenwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1896 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of injuries after an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Greenwell was the son of Eleanor Greenwell and Robert Greenwell of Huntly

    Arthur lived in New Zealand for at least 12 years prior to travelling to England to enlist.

    Listed on NSW online birth index: 23260/1896, GREENWELL, ARTHUR R, ROBERT, ELEANOR, MINMI. His accident occurred on the 19th but his death and the death certificate gives date of death as 20 October 1916

    Joined RNAS 14/5/1916 - did pre-flight training on 23/9/1916 posted to HMS Daedalus for flying training - flying solo in a BE 2C crashed from 200ft 19/10/1916 died in hospital 20/10/1916 and buried at Cranwell [St. Andrew] Church yard, age 20 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    20 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire, England AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
      p. 60 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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12 March 2018KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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