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Arthur Campbell Day

1/4 portrait of Trooper Arthur Campbell Day, Reg No 13/898, Auckland Mounted Rifles, 4th Reinforcements. Died of wounds, U.K. x Gallipoli 29 Sep 1916. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-D378. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Trooper Arthur Campbell Day, Reg No 13/898, Auckland Mounted Rifles, 4th Reinforceme …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Day AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/898 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Grahame L. Day (brother), Pahihi, near Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/898 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 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
      Shot in arm 26.8.1915 on Hill 60 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Day was the brother of Graham Day of Opotiki Bay, Bay of Plenty

    "Trooper A.C. Day, Auckland M.R., 13/898, died on September 29th at N.Z.G. Hospital, Brockenhurst, from wounds received on Gallipoli. He was buried at New Malden, the cortege leaving the residence of his next-of-kin, Mr. E.C. Day, Balgowan. Wreaths were sent by the High Commissioner and the N.Z.W.C.A." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. October 16, 1916 p. 77) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    29 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery, London, England AWMM D. 6. 4313 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

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