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Arthur Woodruffe



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Woodruffe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4560 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1881 AWMM PonsonbyAuckland City AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 13 December 1915 AWMM Meriton Street, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Katie Ellen Woodruffe (mother), Waikumete, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 April 1916 AWMM Widowed AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4560 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 13 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Brick maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    14 Nov 1916 {Age 35} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Woodruffe was the son of Heneage Seymour Woodruffe and Katie Ellen Woodruffe. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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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  • Memorial name
    Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Genealogist AWMM
      2 photographs of Woodruffe are published in the New Zealand Genealogist journal, vol. 35, no. 290, Nov/Dec 2004, p. 402. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll: Australian Imperial Force, 5th Infantry Brigade, 19th Infantry Battalion - 1st to 13th Reinforcements. Melbourne, Vic.: Albert J. Mullett (Government Printer). AWMM
      Nominal Roll: Australian Imperial Force, 5th Infantry Brigade, 19th Infantry Battalion - 1st to 13th Reinforcements, Albert J. Mullett (Government Printer), Melbourne, [Australia], p. 92. AWMM
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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