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William Morton Arcus

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Headstone of Lieutenant William Morton Arcus (4/520). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1050). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Lieutenant William Morton Arcus (4/520). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Morton AWMM
  • Surname
    Arcus AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/520 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 May 1893 New Zealand War Graves Project New Zealand War Graves Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S.M. Arcus (father), 131 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/520 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 August 1914 New Zealand War Graves Project New Zealand War Graves Project
  • 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
    11 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Samuel and Eliza Arcus, of Liverpool, England.

    Previously employed as Electrician by Thomas Ballinger, Wellington AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM M 16 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 19 AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
      p. 15. AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
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